What Is Rabies?

May 01 21:14 2019 Print This Article

It is defined as a disorder in which there is a virus which leads to the death of individual. Ir involves the animals mainly dogs. It has no specific treatment. The early the treatment is provided more are the chances of survival. The virus is transmitted by the blood and saliva. It mainly transfers from the bite of a mammal. Mostly, the dogs must be vaccinated against it.

How rabies can be diagnosed?

It includes mainly the symptoms on which diagnosis can be made. It can also be made on the basis of case history.

How rabies can be treated?

It includes that there is no specific treatment. The early the treatment is provided more are the chances of survival. There is a vaccine against the virus. It was mainly developed by the Louis Pasteur. They used a live virus and weakened it by the process of drying. A boy who was a 9 year old was the first one who was vaccinated first. There is an alternative treatment also in which the person who is involved must be treated within a week. The first step is to wash the wound as it decreases the number of viruses that can enter the body. In the next step the patient is given few numbers of vaccines over a period of time.

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