Accession Number:

AD0684488

Title:

COMBINED DIAGNOSIS OF RABIES,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY FOREIGN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER WASHINGTON D C

Report Date:

1969-02-05

Pagination or Media Count:

11.0

Abstract:

In Kazakhstan steppes, where rabies is transmitted by foxes and corsac foxes, over 90 of sick animals are found to be cattle. As a rule, no Babesh-Negri bodies are formed in nerve cells of the brains of foxes and animals bitten by them. The properties to produce these bodies are reversible in fox strains of rabies virus and are re-established after passages of the virus in puppies and white mice. Findings of Babesh-Negri bodies do not exceed 7.6 in mocroscopy of smears and histologic sections from brains of rabid animals. Only combined diagnosis microscopy of smears and histologic sections, PT and fluorescent antibody technique permits under the circumstances to distinguish this disease rapidly and objectively. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Microbiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE