TWiV 4: Rabies

October 18, 2008

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier

Vincent and Dickson review the biology and pathogenesis of rabies virus.

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11 comments on “TWiV 4: Rabies

  1. I just had to write an essay on rabies titled “The re-emergence of Lyssavirus reservoirs control and treatment.” so this should be interesting listening

    • profvrr Nov 12, 2008

      Hope you found the rabies netcast useful…let us know if you want to hear about other viruses!

  2. I found the podcast interesting. Even more so because I had spent sometime researching Lyssavirus for an that essay I had to write in class. I got 80% so I was fairly happy with that mark 😀

    Half way through episode 7 as I type this.

  3. Oh yea, I purchased the 2nd edition of your textbook about a month ago and now I find out there is a 3rd edition out. Gutted.

    • profvrr Nov 16, 2008

      Sell it on eBay. I'll send you a copy of the new edition when it comes
      out – no charge.

      • Wow. Really? Cheers.

        Do you want me to e-mail you me address. What e-mail address should I send it to?

        Your the best lol

        Oh, by the way your son was great. Sounds like you are doing a great job with him. Future pod casting entrepreneur perhaps?



  4. Yes, I'll send you a copy of the new edition. Just email me your
    address to: That's a one after vrr.

  5. Ok, will do.

  6. tunie Jan 26, 2013

    As a kid growing up in Gretna La., we had a dog of ours come down with Rabies, we called the SPCA and they dragged her away with the proverbial 12 foot pole(s) with a loop on the end… Living in Arkansas now an reported a skunk we found with rabies to park officials here, so here a rabies there a rabies, everywhere a rabies…take care and dont try to touch an animal with rabies unless you have a 12 foot pole…

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