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Fatal Human Rabies due to Duvenhage Virus from a Bat in Kenya: Failure of Treatment with Coma-Induction, Ketamine, and Antiviral Drugs

  • Pieter-Paul A. M. van Thiel mail,

    p.p.vanthiel@amc.uva.nl

    Affiliation: Department of Infectious Diseases, Tropical Medicine and AIDS, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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  • Rob M. A. de Bie,

    Affiliation: Department of Neurology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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  • Filip Eftimov,

    Affiliation: Department of Neurology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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  • Robert Tepaske,

    Affiliation: Department of Intensive Care, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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  • Hans L. Zaaijer,

    Affiliation: Department of Clinical Virology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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  • Gerard J. J. van Doornum,

    Affiliation: Department of Virology, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

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  • Martin Schutten,

    Affiliation: Department of Virology, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

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  • Albert D. M. E. Osterhaus,

    Affiliation: Department of Virology, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

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  • Charles B. L. M. Majoie,

    Affiliation: Department of Radiology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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  • Eleonora Aronica,

    Affiliation: Department of Pathology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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  • Christine Fehlner-Gardiner,

    Affiliation: Centre of Expertise for Rabies, Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Ottawa Laboratory (Fallowfield), Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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  • Alex I. Wandeler,

    Affiliation: Centre of Expertise for Rabies, Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Ottawa Laboratory (Fallowfield), Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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  • Piet A. Kager

    Affiliation: Department of Infectious Diseases, Tropical Medicine and AIDS, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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  • Published: July 28, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000428

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