An outbreak of human rabies transmitted by a cat in the town of Santander de Quilichao, Colombia, 2008

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Paez, Andrés; Polo, Luis; Heredia, Damaris; Nuñez, Constanza; Rodriguez, Milena; Agudelo, Carlos; Parra, Edgar; Paredes, Andrea; Moreno, Teresa; Rey, Gloria;
(2009)
  • Publisher: Instituto de Salud Publica, Facultad de Medicina - Universidad Nacional de Colombia
  • Subject: Epidemiología | Epidemiology | Virología | Virology | Lyssavirus | Rabies | Zoonoses | Zoonosis | Colombia | Rabia

Objetivos En marzo de 2008 ocurrió en el municipio de Santander de Quilichao- Cauca, Colombia, un brote de rabia de origen silvestre con 2 víctimas humanas. El presente artículo apunta a describir las técnicas diagnósticas de laboratorio, las acciones de investigación d... View more
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