Challenges of intravital rabies diagnosis. Clinical case.


A case of rabies with a fatal outcome in a teenager of 14 years is presented. Due to seeking medical help only after the appearance of clinical symptoms of the disease, the child was not subjected to post-exposure prophylaxis of rabies after a cat attack. During the life of the child, the diagnosis of "rabies" was not established. The diagnosis was verified after rabies virus RNA was detected in the sectional material using polymerase chain reaction.

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Aleksey Mamunts

Author for correspondence.

Galina Batrakova


Igor Trefilov


Nina Ogorodova


Mariya Mamunts



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