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7508 Avenger Way, STE 2A
Santa fe NM 87507
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Albuquerque NM, 87109
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RABIES

DESCRIPTION

Rhabdovirus that is carried by certain mammals and bats

LOCATION

Worldwide with the exception of Australia and Antarctica

CAUSE

Disease is contracted from a bite by an infected animal and is considered fatal unless immediately treated

SYMPTOMS

  • Brain infection
  • Fever
  • Confusion
  • Hyperactivity
  • Excessive Salivation
  • Difficulty Swallowing
  • Hallucinations

TREATMENT

  • Immediately clean the site of the bite with soap and water
  • Apply a strong first aid solution (such as iodine) or antiseptic cream to the area
  • Seek immediate medical attention from a physician

PREVENTION

  • Vaccination before having any contact with infected animals
  • Avoid contact with possible infected animals

HANDLING ANIMALS

Wild animals may behave unusually. See below:

  • Dumb rabies: Causes tremors and convulsions
  • Furious rabies: Causes aggressive behavior before convulsions and paralysis set in
  • Behavioral changes: friendliness, loss of fear, appearance in the daytime (for nocturnal animals), unprovoked attacks, bewilderment aimless wandering, unusual barking, crying and frothing at the mouth

OTHER FACTS

  • Can infect all warm-blooded animals
  • Most cases are from dogs and cats
  • Once infected, the virus spreads to the brain and then to other organs