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Publication Surveillance on rabies of dogs in Taiwan in 2003  

Update Date: [2013-11-13]

NO.: 39
 
Reportno.

AHRI report No.39

Topic

Surveillance on rabies of dogs in Taiwan in 2003

 

Department

Animal Health Research Institute, Council of Agrioiltuse

Author Chun Wang*1,2JienShine HUANG1 Chin-Cheizg Huangl Chien Tul )Aing-Hwa JonglShih-YuhLll4l and Shiow-Sney L412
Summary

SUMMARY Histopathological oheervation, dixect immunofluorescent antibcdy and immunohistcchernisti-y were applierl to examine 6 abies-susi cases with nervous symptom and 68 brain tissues of stay dogs during January to Denher 2(03. Rabies viral antigens and typical lesion were not deti in all tissues indicating free situation iumnary of Taiwan of rabies. On the other hand, 3,658 sea samples inchdi jig 1,559 samples from domestic dogs and Z099 samples from stay dogs were examined by the enzyme-linked immincGor1nt assay. Result showed that the sero-po’sitive rate of domestic and stray dogs were 62.9% (980/1,339) and 41.1% (863i2,09), xesetive1y.

 

Keyword

Taiwan, Rabies, Surveillance,