Rabies is Deadly and Domestic Animals Spreads This Virus

Rabies Should Not be Neglected as Common Disease. It is a Killer Disease

Rabies a deadly virus,  that will effect central nervous system or brain and spread through saliva or brain matter. This disease will effect any  human or any mammal. of an infected animal. When you are bitten by an rabbis infected domestic animal the virus spreads to you. through it saliva at the bitten area.

In North America health programs vaccinated domestic animals and rabies is rare there. In developing countries they vaccinate their domestic or wild animals frequently thus avoiding the rabbis risk.

The pet animals look cute but handle with care

Symptoms of Rabies

In animals

  • excess saliva through mouth
  • foaming of mouth
  • Paralysis
  • Behavioral changes (shyness)

In humans initially

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Sore throat

Serious Symptoms

  • Restlessness,
  • Hallucinations,
  • Seizures

The final stage is coma and death. From the time of exposure, it will take 4 to 6 weeks for symptoms to appear. Observe your pets behavior if you bitten by it and if if it shows the symptoms of rabbis consult your physician before the symptoms develop in you. medicate your pet also. rabies is always fatal.

Conducts these tests. Once the symptoms appear get the following tests done.

  • Direct fluorescent antibody (DFA) test
  • Take a sample of the tissue from the affected area for this  DFA test
  • Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) assay

This test finds the genetic material (DNA) of the rabies virus proteins. PCR testing is very accurate and can be done on saliva, cerebrospinal fluid, or tissue.

Treatment for Rabies

  • Wound care
  • Vaccinations

Post exposure prophylaxis (PEP)

If you think you have been exposed to rabies, you may be given a series of shots (injections) known as post exposure prophylaxis (PEP). The shots help the body’s immune system destroy the disease in its early stages. Getting PEP before symptoms appear usually prevents infection, and you are likely to recover. After symptoms of rabies are present, PEP is thought to not be effective.

Key Factors About Rabies from WHO