Abstract. Rabies, 2010
Rabies. pathogenesis. symptoms and course. diagnosis and differential diagnosis. prevention. Rabies (rabies, lyssa, hydrophobia) is a viral disease that occurs with severe damage to the nervous system and usually results in a fatal outcome. The disease is known to mankind for several millennia. It was first described by K. Celsus in the first century. n. e. In 1885 L. Pasteur received and successfully used the vaccine to save people bitten by rabid animals. The viral nature of the disease was proved in 1903 by P. Remlange.