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  322.010.  Definitions. — For the purpose of sections 322.010 to 322.145, the following words and following phrases shall be considered and held to mean the following:

  (1)  "Affected with rabies", infected with the rabies virus as determined by standard laboratory testing;

  (2)  "Exposed to rabies", when bitten by, or fought with, or has come in close contact with a dog or other animal shown to be infected with the rabies virus as determined by standard laboratory testing;

  (3)  "Immunized", immunized against rabies at the expense of the owner or custodian by the administration of antirabic virus by a licensed veterinarian;

  (4)  "Rabies", hydrophobia; and

  (5)  "Zoonotic disease", a dangerous disease communicable from animals to humans as determined by the department of health and senior services.


(RSMo 1939 § 14539, repealed L. 1953 p. 662 § A, again enacted L. 1955 p. 754, A.L. 2001 S.B. 462)

Prior revision: 1929 § 12865

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