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Rabies<br />By Amanda Budka <br />
Causes of Rabies<br />Caused by the rabies virus<br />
Transmitted Through<br />Brain system tissue<br />Nervous system tissue<br />Saliva of the infected <br />
Who Gets Rabies?<br />Anyone in contact with the disease<br />50,000 people in Asia and Africa die from rabies every year<...
Symptoms<br />Flu like symptoms<br />Cerebral dysfunctions<br />Anxiety<br />Confusion<br />Delirium <br />Hallucinations<...
Detection in an animal<br />Direct Fluorescent Antibody Test<br />Results in few hours <br />
Detection in Humans<br />Several tests need to be done <br />Results may take weeks<br />
Acute or Chronic?<br />Rabies is both acute and chronic<br />Depends how and when it is treated<br />
Treatment<br />Tetanus shots every 10 years<br />Dose of Human Rabies Immune Globulin<br />Four Doses of Rabies vaccine<br />
Prevention<br />Having stray animals removed from neighborhoods<br />Keeps pets up to date on shots<br />Spay and neuter p...
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  1. 1. Rabies<br />By Amanda Budka <br />
  2. 2. Causes of Rabies<br />Caused by the rabies virus<br />
  3. 3. Transmitted Through<br />Brain system tissue<br />Nervous system tissue<br />Saliva of the infected <br />
  4. 4. Who Gets Rabies?<br />Anyone in contact with the disease<br />50,000 people in Asia and Africa die from rabies every year<br />
  5. 5. Symptoms<br />Flu like symptoms<br />Cerebral dysfunctions<br />Anxiety<br />Confusion<br />Delirium <br />Hallucinations<br />Insomnia<br />
  6. 6. Detection in an animal<br />Direct Fluorescent Antibody Test<br />Results in few hours <br />
  7. 7. Detection in Humans<br />Several tests need to be done <br />Results may take weeks<br />
  8. 8. Acute or Chronic?<br />Rabies is both acute and chronic<br />Depends how and when it is treated<br />
  9. 9. Treatment<br />Tetanus shots every 10 years<br />Dose of Human Rabies Immune Globulin<br />Four Doses of Rabies vaccine<br />
  10. 10. Prevention<br />Having stray animals removed from neighborhoods<br />Keeps pets up to date on shots<br />Spay and neuter pets<br />Keep pets safe from strays that could be infected<br />

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