Rabies and Rabies Vaccines
by Hildegund C. J. Ertl
This book reviews the recent advances in rabies research and rabies vaccine development. The reader is introduced to biology and pathology of the virus, causing agents and the history of rabies vaccination. The book presents regional rabies prophylaxis programs and discusses vaccination strategies for wildlife and humans. Further, innate immune response as well as antibody response to rabies are examined.
All chapters are written by renowned experts in rabies research, some of them part of the WHO Collaboration Centre for Rabies Surveillance and Research.
The book targets researchers and health professionals working in Virology, Veterinary Medicine and Biomedicine.
- Provides an overview on the latest advances in rabies research and vaccine development
- Discusses regional rabies prophylaxis programs and vaccination strategies for wildlife and humans
- Presents an outlook on novel rabies vaccines