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Rabies

rabies

same as hydrophobia; canine madness.

Origin: L. See Rage. An acute viral disease of the nervous system of warm-blooded animals (usually transmitted by the bite of a rabid animal); rabies is fatal if the virus reaches the brain.A disease of the nervous system caused by a virus, which leads to degeneration of the Central Nervous System and proves fatal.


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rabies virus and tetanus bacteria

Rabies virus slowly travel through peripheral nervous system from the site of bite to brain. It will take usually some week. When it reaches brain virus multiply rapidly, from brain it enters salivary glands. In vaccinated ...

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by josem
Wed Jul 23, 2014 5:33 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: rabies virus and tetanus bacteria
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rabies virus and tetanus bacteria

I don't see why couldn't tetanus bacteria survive in dog vaccinated against rabies. However, the virus would be probably eliminated by dog's blood cells.

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by JackBean
Tue May 13, 2014 4:58 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: rabies virus and tetanus bacteria
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Re: A theoretical question - Genetic manipulation

... change brain function to emit a pre-determined emotional and cognitive response, a universal behaviour-changing mechanism, similar to the way that rabies, in its latter stages, causes anger, confusion and aggression. I don't want to create a superbug, no lol except in theory. One example that comes ...

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by Maitreya
Mon Dec 09, 2013 2:25 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: A theoretical question - Genetic manipulation
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A theoretical question - Genetic manipulation

... its limitations in the context of; a) the effects of an organism,ie how far from its 'normal' symptoms in humans can it be altered? eg could the rabies virus be altered to cause some of the symptoms of something entirely different? b) which organisms (prions, bacteria, viruses) are most easily ...

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by Maitreya
Sat Dec 07, 2013 6:41 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: A theoretical question - Genetic manipulation
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rabies virus and tetanus bacteria

Can a rabies virus or tetanus bacteria survive inactively in a dog's saliva that is vaccinated against rabies? If yes how long?

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by hesam
Mon Dec 02, 2013 2:23 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: rabies virus and tetanus bacteria
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