Isolation of rabies virus from the parotid salivary glands of foxes (Pseudalopex vetulus) from Paraíba State, Northeastern Brazil Isolamento de vírus rábico de glândulas salivares parótidas de raposas (Pseudalopex vetulus) do Estado da Paraíba, Nordeste do Brasil

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Silva, Maria Luana Cristiny Rodrigues; Lima, Fabiano da Silva; de Barros Gomes, Albério Antônio; de Azevedo, Sérgio Santos; Alves, Clebert José; Bernardi, Fernanda; Ito, Fumio Honma;
(2009)
  • Publisher: Sociedade Brasileira de Microbiologia
  • Journal: Brazilian Journal of Microbiology,volume 40,issue 3,pages446-449 (issn: 1517-8382, eissn: 1678-4405)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1590/S1517-83822009000300004, pmc: PMC3768539
  • Subject: rabies virus | isolamento | Paraíba State | Estado da Paraíba | Microbiology | isolation | QR1-502 | Short Communication | Parotid gland | fox | raposa | Glândula parótida | Veterinary Microbiology | vírus rábico

To determine the presence of rabies virus in the parotid salivary glands, 12 road-killed rabies-positive hoary foxes (Pseudoalopex vetulus) were tested by using the fluorescent antibody test (FAT) and mouse inoculation test (MIT). All 12 parotid salivary glands were pos... View more