Disease: Rabies description

The pie chart shows the occurrence of rabies in domestic and wild animals in Europe between 2002-2005. The percentage value of each category is as follows:

  • Fox: 48 percent
  • Raccoon dog: 24 percent
  • Cattle: 7 percent
  • Domestic cat: 6 percent
  • Domestic dog: 6 percent
  • Other animals: 4 percent
  • Marten: 3 percent
  • Badger: 1 percent
  • Bat: 1 percent

Data taken from WHO-Rabies Bulletin Europe

The pie chart shows the occurrence of rabies in domestic and wild animals in USA between 2002-2005. The percentage value of each category is as follows:

  • Raccoon: 38 percent
  • Skunk: 28 percent
  • Bat: 19 percent
  • Fox: 6 percent
  • Domestic cat: 4 percent
  • Other animals: 3 percent
  • Cattle: 1 percent
  • Domestic dog: 1 percent

Data taken from JAVMA

References

  • Blanton, J.D., Krebs, J.W., Hanlon, C.A. & Rupprecht, C.E. (2006) Rabies surveillance in the United States during 2005. JAVMA 229, 1897-1911.
  • Krebs, J.W., Mandel, E.J., Swerdlow, D.L. & Rupprecht, C.E. (2005) Rabies surveillance in the United States during 2004. JAVMA 227, 1912-1925.
  • Krebs, J.W., Mandel, E.J., Swerdlow, D.L. & Rupprecht, C.E. (2004) Rabies surveillance in the United States during 2003. JAVMA 225, 1837-1949.
  • Krebs, J.W., Wheeling, J.T. & Childs, J.E. (2003) Rabies surveillance in the United States during 2002. JAVMA 223, 1736-1748.
  • Rabies-Bulletin-Europe 2007 available at: www.who-rabies-bulletin.org