Imported Lyssa in Hungary

  • A. Guseo
  • G. Nádor
  • G. Pálffy
Conference paper
Part of the Acta Neuropathologica Supplementum book series (NEUROPATHOLOGIC, volume 7)

Summary

A14 year old male lived for 5 years in Nigeria. 5 weeks after returning to Hungary he became ill and died within 3 days after a sudden cardiac arrest. Neuropathology revealed rabies. No contamination with animals or infected persons could be detected. The possibility of rabies related (Mokola) virus disease couldn’t be excluded.

Key words

lyssa rabies Mokola virus encephalitis 

References

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    Shope RE, Murphy FA, Harrison AK, Causey OR, Kemp GE, Simpson DIH, Moore DL (1970) Two African viruses serologically and morphologically related to rabies virus. J Virol 6:690–692PubMedGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Guseo
    • 1
    • 2
  • G. Nádor
    • 1
    • 2
  • G. Pálffy
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Neurology Central Hospital of County FejérSzékesfehérvár, Seregélyesi u. 3Hungary
  2. 2.Department of NeurologyUniversity Medical School PécsHungary

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