Encyclopedia of Parasitology

Living Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Rabies

  • Heinz Mehlhorn
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27769-6_2643-2

Disease due to an infection by a virus (Lyssa virus, Rhabdovirus group) transmitted by bites of blood-licking bats, but also by bites of other infected animals (e.g., dogs, foxes, wolves, deer, etc.).

Keywords

Infected Animal Lyssa Virus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Zoomorphologie, Zellbiologie und ParasitologieHeinrich-Heine-UniversitätDüsseldorfGermany