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Disease Rabies

Name Rabies
Synonyms Hydrophobia | Lyssa | Lyssas
Definition Acute VIRAL CNS INFECTION affecting mammals, including humans. It is caused by RABIES VIRUS and usually spread by contamination with virus-laden saliva of bites inflicted by rabid animals. Important animal vectors include the dog, cat, bat, fox, raccoon, skunk, and wolf.
Categories Viral disease
MeSH® ID D011818
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DiseasesVirus Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references RNA Virus Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Mononegavirales Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Rhabdoviridae Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Rabies Has associated chemicals

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