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Vol. 10, Special Issue 11 (2021)

Comparative study of DFAT, cytology and histopathology in diagnosis of rabies

Author(s):
S Tamizharasan, N Pazhanivel, S Vairamuthu, M Chandrasekar, G Tirumurugaan and GVS Rao
Abstract:
Rabies was a fatal disease which was diagnosed by various diagnostic methods. In this study, samples were collected from brain of dogs suspected for rabies. Brain impression smear were subjected to direct fluorescent antibody technique. Cytological study was done for identification of Negribodies. Formalin fixed samples were processed and studied for histopathological lesions. Out of 10 samples collected, 7 samples showed positive for rabies. On comparison of above diagnostic techniques, dFAT and Cytology were 100% specificity with each other whereas histopathology had only 43.5%.
Pages: 421-423  |  304 Views  106 Downloads
How to cite this article:
S Tamizharasan, N Pazhanivel, S Vairamuthu, M Chandrasekar, G Tirumurugaan and GVS Rao. Comparative study of DFAT, cytology and histopathology in diagnosis of rabies. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(11S): 421-423.

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