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  1. Rabies: an evidence-based approach to management

    Rabies: an evidence-based approach to management

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Human rabies in South Africa is largely due to infection with the classical rabies virus (genotype 1), with the yellow mongoose the commonest vector except in KwaZulu-Natal, Eastern Cape, Mpumalanga and now Limpopo provinces where the dog is predominantly responsible...
  2. Phylogeny of Sindbis virus isolates from South Africa

    Phylogeny of Sindbis virus isolates from South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Epidemiology and Infection
    Sindbis virus (SINV), the prototype virus in the genus, Alphavirus, is an arbovirus with an extensive geographical distribution. Birds are the main vertebrate hosts for SINV, while Culex mosquitoes serve as vectors and occasionally transmit the virus to humans, causing...
  3. A case of human survival of rabies, South Africa

    A case of human survival of rabies, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Infectious Diseases
    Human survival from rabies is exceptionally rare. We report a case of human survival (with severe neurological sequelae) in a child from South Africa. The patient was exposed to rabid dogs on two separate occasions and subjected to incomplete post-exposure...