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Volume 16, Number 12—December 2010

Research

Reemergence of Rabies in Chhukha District, Bhutan, 2008

Basant Sharma, Navneet K. Dhand, Nilkanta Timsina, Michael P. Ward1Comments to Author , and Tenzin
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: The University of Sydney, Camden, New South Wales, Australia (Tenzin, N.K. Dhand, M.P. Ward); Regional Livestock Development Centre, Gelephu, Bhutan (Tenzin); Regional Livestock Development Centre, Tshimasham, Bhutan (B. Sharma, N. Timsina)

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Table 1

Attack rates for reported rabies cases, Chhukha district, Bhutan, January 23–July 31, 2008

Subdistrict and species No. cases/total population Attack rate (95% confidence interval)
Dala
Cattle 18/4,194 4 (3–7)
Dogs
12/601
20 (11–34)
Bongo
Cattle 21/2,898 7 (5–11)
Dogs
32/1,343
24 (17–33)
Bjachho
Cattle 3/772 4 (1–11)
Dogs 8/707 11 (6–22)

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1Current affiliation: The University of Sydney, Camden, New South Wales, Australia.

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