Michigan Experiencing Surge in Terrestrial Rabies Cases

  • Print
  • Email
  • Favorite
  • Share
  • Newsletters

The Michigan Department of Community Health’s Bureau of Laboratories has detected a total of 23 cases of rabies out of 986 animals tested through June 26, 2006. These include 18 bats, four horses, and one skunk. Over the same time period in 2005, nine positive animals had been detected out of 965 submissions. Typically, July and August are the busiest months in the MDCH laboratory for rabies

To continue reading this article, become a member of TheHorse.com.

It's FREE and you'll get full access to more than 20,000 articles, video, free reports & more.

Sign In
Stay on top of the most recent Horse Health news with FREE weekly newsletters from TheHorse.com. Learn More

Free Newsletters

Sign up for the latest in:

From our partners