(redirected from rabies virus)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
See: disease
References in periodicals archive ?
Protection of mice against lethal rabies virus challenge using short interfering RNAs (siRNAs) delivered through lentiviral vector.
High throughput differentiation and screening of a library of mutant stem cell clones defines new host-based genes involved in rabies virus infection"; Stem Cells, 2015; DOI: 10.
The Anigen Rapid Rabies Antigen Test Kit (Bionote, Inc, Hwaseong, Korea) is an immunochromatographic assay designed for the qualitative detection of rabies virus antigen in canine, bovine, and raccoon dog salivary secretions and brain homogenates.
It is not surprising as intracytoplasmic inclusions bodies are not a sensitive indicator of rabies virus infection, as noted by prior investigators (Depowski et al.
The RNA genome of rabies virus encodes 5 proteins: the glycoprotein G is the primary structural component of the surface spikes embedded in the viral envelope and is associated with the smaller M protein.
Spread of the new variant depends on contact with infected saliva, just as for any rabies virus.
If a skunk is found to carry the rabies virus and a family pet that has encountered the skunk is not vaccinated against the disease, the pet must be quarantined.
However, because rabies virus is inactivated by temperatures below those used for cooking and pasteurization, eating cooked meat or drinking pasteurized milk from a rabid animal is not an indication for PEP.
Last month, scientists at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia identified a mutation in a rabies virus gene that changes a single amino acid in the virus' outer coat, turning a "safe" virus into a deadly version, making the virus unusable for vaccination.
The threat isn't from contamination of raccoon feces with rabies virus.
After ECO Nosal advised the man that skunks are potential carriers of the rabies virus and that his health might be at risk, the subject admitted that the skunk was inside his residence.
The live strain found in the tests was the Pittman-Moore strain of the rabies virus.