DIAGNOSI3 - cats (a dead virus suspension) is important in...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
DIAGNOSIS: Clinical: The patient's history along with symptoms of encephalitis are suggestive. Laboratory: Direct immunofluorescence is a highly specific and sensitive method. Also, confirmation in the animal (if available) is important. CONTROL: Sanitary: Rigorous cleansing of a bite wound to reduce the number of viral particles can help to prevent disease. Use of the vaccine for all dogs (a modified live vaccine) and
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: cats (a dead virus suspension) is important in preventing spread to humans. • Immunological: Both active and passive vaccination may be used to prevent human disease. The active vaccines are inactivated virus grown in human diploid cell cultures (HDCV) while the passive vaccine uses immunoglobulin. • Chemotherapeutic: None available ....
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 11/05/2011 for the course BIOLOGY MCB2010 taught by Professor Jessicadigirolamo during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online