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Research Article

Dog Bites in Humans and Estimating Human Rabies Mortality in Rabies Endemic Areas of Bhutan

  • Tenzin,

    Affiliations: The Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney, Camden, Australia, Regional Livestock Development Centre, Gelephu, Bhutan

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  • Navneet K. Dhand,

    Affiliation: The Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney, Camden, Australia

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  • Tashi Gyeltshen,

    Affiliation: Phuentsholing General Hospital, Phuentsholing, Bhutan

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  • Simon Firestone,

    Affiliation: The Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney, Camden, Australia

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  • Chhimi Zangmo,

    Affiliation: Jigme Dorji Wangchuk National Referral Hospital, Thimphu, Bhutan

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  • Chimi Dema,

    Affiliation: Phuentsholing General Hospital, Phuentsholing, Bhutan

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  • Rawang Gyeltshen,

    Affiliation: Gelephu Regional Referral Hospital, Gelephu, Bhutan

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  • Michael P. Ward mail

    michael.ward@sydney.edu.au

    Affiliation: The Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney, Camden, Australia

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  • Published: November 22, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001391

About the Authors

Tenzin, Navneet K. Dhand, Simon Firestone, Michael P. Ward
The Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney, Camden, Australia
Tenzin
Regional Livestock Development Centre, Gelephu, Bhutan
Tashi Gyeltshen, Chimi Dema
Phuentsholing General Hospital, Phuentsholing, Bhutan
Chhimi Zangmo
Jigme Dorji Wangchuk National Referral Hospital, Thimphu, Bhutan
Rawang Gyeltshen
Gelephu Regional Referral Hospital, Gelephu, Bhutan

Corresponding Author

Email: michael.ward@sydney.edu.au

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: T NKD TG CZ CD RG MPW. Performed the experiments: TG CZ CD RG. Analyzed the data: T NKD SF MPW. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: T NKD SF MPW. Wrote the paper: T NKD MPW.