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Rabies (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, Chief Medical Editor, eMedicineHealth.com

Editor: Mary D. Nettleman, MD, MS, MACP

Previous contributing author and editors:

Author: Richard Harrigan, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Temple University Hospital, Temple University School of Medicine.

Editors: Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM, Research Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Jeter (Jay) Pritchard Taylor III, MD, Vice-Chief, Compliance Officer, Attending Physician Emergency Medicine Residency, Department of Emergency Medicine, Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital, University of South Carolina.

REFERENCE:

United States. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "Rabies." Dec. 6, 2011. <http://www.cdc.gov/rabies/>.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/14/2014

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