Rabies is a viral infection, which spreads to human if an infected animal like a dog bites you. When the virus enters our body, it reaches the brain through the peripheral nervous system, where it causes inflammation of the brain. This inflammation can result in coma and death.
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Query: Hi doctor, Can rabies transmission occur from cats to humans? If the suspected cat is alive for more than 10 days, is there any chance of infection? Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, rabiescould be transmitted from cats to humans. The maximum incubation period for this infection is 10 days. So, till that the animal should be observed. If you can describe your wound and its depth, the treatment can be decided. I hope this helps. Thank you and take... Read Full »