A rapidly progressive central nervous system (CNS) infection caused by a ribonucleic acid (RNA) rhabdovirus affecting mammals, including humans
May present with either encephalitic or...
History of animal exposure; however, most patients do not recall exposure
Five stages (may overlap):
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: http://www.cdc.gov/rabies/
Crowcroft NS, Thampi N. The prevention and management of rabies. BMJ. 2015;350:g7827.
Hemachudha T, Ugolin...
A82.9 Rabies, unspecified
Z20.3 Contact with and (suspected) exposure to rabies
V01.5 Contact with or exposure to rabies
Caused by an RNA virus Rhabdoviridae; transmitted by infected animal saliva
Rabies is a vaccine-preventable virus.
Rabies is rare in US; more common in other areas, particularly Africa a...
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