S. EDWARD SULKIN, PH.D.; CARL G. HARFORD, M.D.
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The infectiousness of saliva in rabid animals was demonstrated experimentally by Zinke, Gruner, Salm, Berendt and others in the early part of the last century. Despite the fact, however, that excessive salivation is a common feature of paralytic rabies in man, only few reports are available in the literature concerning the experimental demonstration of virus in the saliva in human rabies. Pasteur, Chamberland and Roux1 and Raynaud and Lannelongue2 were perhaps the first investigators to demonstrate virus in the saliva of infected human beings. More recently Palawandow and Serebrennaja3 demonstrated the presence of the virus in the saliva of one
SULKIN SE, HARFORD CG. CONCERNING THE INFECTIVITY OF SALIVA IN HUMAN RABIES*. Ann Intern Med. 1943;19:256–262. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-19-2-256
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1943;19(2):256-262.
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