Australian Bat Lyssavirus in a Child: The First Reported Case
Human infection with Australian Bat Lyssavirus is extremely rare and has not previously been reported in a child. We describe a fatal case of Australian Bat Lyssavirus in an 8-year-old child, and review the literature pertaining to the diagnosis and management of lyssavirus infection with consideration of its applicability to this emerging strain.
- Accepted September 25, 2013.
- Copyright © 2014 by the American Academy of Pediatrics