Rabia

La rabia es una infección viral aguda transmitida al humano por una mordedura de un animal infectado o por la exposición de piel rota a la saliva de éste. La inmunización puede prevenir la enfermedad si se aplica rápido, preferiblemente a las 24 horas pero no después de las 72 horas.Rabia

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Last reviewed 8/14/2012 by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc. Jatin M. Vyas, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Assistant in Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital.

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