Korean Journal of Veterinary Research 1962;2(2):1-3.
Human Cases of Rabies Transmitted by a Wolf
Sung-Hae Hyung1, Bong-Ran Won1, Kyu Myung Lee2
1Department of Veterinary Medicine, Chinju Agricultural College
2Department of Microbiology, College of Medicine, Seoul National University
낭견(狼犬)의 교상(咬傷)에 의(依)한 광견병발생례(狂犬炳發生例)
형성해1, 원봉래1, 이규명2
1진주농과대학 수의학과
2서울대학교 의과대학 미생물학교실
In June, 1957, a rabid wolf near Chinju, Korea attacked and bit 18 persons, and the resulting epidemiologic observations are summarized as follows: (1) Five of 18 persons bitten died of rabies. (2) Ten persons were exposed by bites on the head, of which 5 received Pasteur treatment, and 5 did not. The rabies mortality ratios for these 2 groups were 5:3, and 5:1 respectively. (3) Of 8 persons bitten on the extremities, only one of 5 not receiving Pasteur treatment died of rabies. (4) The incubation period lasted 13 to 17 days, and the clinical course 1 to 2 days.
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