Published Online: 25 APR 2001
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Hanlon, C. A. and Orciari, L. A. 2001. Rabies Virus. eLS. .
- Published Online: 25 APR 2001
Rabies is an acute fatal encephalomyelitis, caused by a group of genetically related lyssaviruses. The primary sources of rabies are major animal reservoirs in the orders Chiroptera and Carnivora, although this deadly zoonosis may affect all mammals, including humans.
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