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Human rabies associated with domestic cat exposures in South Africa, 1983–2018

Antoinette A. Grobbelaar, Lucille H. Blumberg, Veerle Dermaux-Msimang, Chantel A. le Roux, Naazneen Moolla, Janusz T. Paweska, Jacqueline Weyer
Journal of the South African Veterinary Association | Vol 91 | a2036 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/jsava.v91i0.2036 | © 2020 Antoinette A. Grobbelaar, Lucille H. Blumberg, Veerle Dermaux-Msimang, Chantel A. le Roux, Naazneen Moolla, Janusz T. Paweska, Jacqueline Weyer | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 22 November 2019 | Published: 06 July 2020

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Antoinette A. Grobbelaar, Center for Emerging Zoonotic and Parasitic Diseases, National Institute for Communicable Diseases of the National Health Laboratory Service, Johannesburg, South Africa
Lucille H. Blumberg, Center for Emerging Zoonotic and Parasitic Diseases, National Institute for Communicable Diseases of the National Health Laboratory Service, Johannesburg, South Africa; and, Department of Tropical Diseases, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
Veerle Dermaux-Msimang, Center for Emerging Zoonotic and Parasitic Diseases, National Institute for Communicable Diseases of the National Health Laboratory Service, Johannesburg, South Africa
Chantel A. le Roux, Center for Emerging Zoonotic and Parasitic Diseases, National Institute for Communicable Diseases of the National Health Laboratory Service, Johannesburg, South Africa
Naazneen Moolla, Center for Emerging Zoonotic and Parasitic Diseases, National Institute for Communicable Diseases of the National Health Laboratory Service, Johannesburg, South Africa
Janusz T. Paweska, Center for Emerging Zoonotic and Parasitic Diseases, National Institute for Communicable Diseases of the National Health Laboratory Service, Johannesburg, South Africa; and, Department of Medical Virology, Center for Viral Zoonoses, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
Jacqueline Weyer, Center for Emerging Zoonotic and Parasitic Diseases, National Institute for Communicable Diseases of the National Health Laboratory Service, Johannesburg, South Africa; and, Department of Medical Virology, Center for Viral Zoonoses, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa


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rabies; human rabies; cat rabies; rabies lyssavirus; South Africa

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