PEP


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PEP

Abbreviation for:
patient education programme
peer evaluation program
pepsin
peptide
phosphoenolpyruvate
population education program
positional expression profiling
post-exposure prophylaxis, see there
pre-ejection period
protein eletrophoresis
psychiatric evaluation profile
psycho-educational profile

PEP

1. Post-exposure prophylaxis, see there.

Postexposure prophylaxis (PEP)

Any treatment given after exposure to a disease to try to prevent the disease from occurring. In the case of rabies, PEP involves a series of vaccines given to an individual who has been bitten by an unknown animal or one that is potentially infected with the rabies virus.

PEP

phosphoenolpyruvate.
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