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Local Data - Rabies

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Routine surveillance for animal rabies is not conducted in Monterey County.  Animals are referred for testing only when they interact with domestic animals or humans. Therefore, the numbers below are an underestimation of the incidence of rabies among wildlife in Monterey County.

 

Laboratory Confirmed Animal Rabies Cases in Monterey County: 2012 - 2016

 Species 2012   2013 2014  2015  2016  2017  
 Bat  1  0  0  1  0
 Cat  0  0  0  1  0  0
 Dog  1  0  0  0  0  0
 Other  0  0  0  0  0  0
 Skunk  5  0  2  3  3  0
 Total  7  1  2  4 4  0

Source: Monterey County Health Department Epidemiology & Surveillance Unit. Data are current as of May 24, 2017.