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Rabies - Home

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image Rabies
(Lyssa)
ICD-9 071; ICD-10 A82
Related Topics: Oral Rabies Vaccine Programs

Description
   A general description of the rabies virus, its effects, cause and treatment.

Cases/Statistics
   Rabies Cases by County and Year

Vaccinations
   Rabies vaccination requirements and vaccination programs in Texas.

Maps
   Texas map indicating confirmed rabies cases by type of animal.

Information
   Information about rabies in Texas, including: facts, prevention, vaccination and control. Rabies Prevention in Texas includes sections on:  rabies biologicals; management of biting animals; collection and submission of animal specimens for rabies testing at the DSHS laboratory in Austin; list of and contact information for DSHS-designated laboratories; management of domestic animals exposed to rabid animals; rabies postexposure prophylaxis for humans with a guide for determining if it is necessary, plus a list of and contact information for laboratories that provide RFFIT (rabies titer) testing; preexposure vaccination for humans; adverse reactions, precautions, and contraindications pertaining to rabies vaccine; distribution points for human rabies biologicals; and contact information for the Zoonosis Control Branch and Infectious Disease Control Unit.

ORVP
   The Oral Rabies Vaccination Programs

History
   History of rabies in Texas.

Testing
   Information on testing for rabies in humans and in animals, plus contact information for the RFFIT (rabies titer testing).

Collection
   Rabies collection protocols in Texas.

 

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Last updated January 07, 2015