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postexposure

(post?ex-po'zher) [? + ?]
The period following actual or potential contact with a pathogen or a toxic agent. See: exposure
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Demographic, vaccination status, place of exposure, and travel characteristics of 135 persons injured by nonhuman primates requiring rabies postexposure prophylaxis, Marseilles, France, 2001-2014 Characteristics No.
We subtracted preexposure biomarker values from 1-hr and 21-hr postexposure values to adjust for the participant's day-to-day variations in factors such as daily diet and exposure to ambient pollutants and environmental tobacco smoke that may also contribute to variations in systemic biomarker levels.
The boy was administered postexposure prophylaxis and, after an initial period of illness, recovered uneventfully.
of 116 exposures to pertussis among different HCP, pertussis infection did not occur in 40 of 44 (91%) of those who were monitored but did not receive postexposure prophylaxis compared with 41 of 42 (98%) of those who received postexposure prophylaxis.
Subjects received distortion product otoacoustic emission (DPOAE) testing prior to experimental treatment and 1 hour, 1 week, and 4 weeks postexposure in order to trace both immediate and permanent alterations in cochlear function as reflected in the cubic distortion product amplitude (2 x first fundamental frequency [f1]-second fundamental frequency [f2]).
Anthrax, for example, can be controlled with antibiotics if it is recognized and treated with postexposure prophylaxis before protein-rich toxins are produced by the organism.
Public Health Service Guidelines for the Management of Occupational Exposures to HBV, HCV, and HIV and Recommendations for Postexposure Prophylaxis," MMWR, June 29, 2001, Vol.
Sparrows were deprived of water for 6 hours postexposure (PE) in an attempt to mimic specific winter conditions.
The analysis focused on two primary periods of interest: (1) preexposure, defined as six months prior to the mailed intervention, and (2) postexposure, defined as six months after the mailed intervention.
Postexposure prophylaxis following unprotected sexual intercourse is also coming into use.
Rabies postexposure prophylaxis (treatment) was initiated on the 14 exposed contractors Sunday, 23 Jan.
Emergency contraception can help prevent unwanted pregnancy, and postexposure prophylaxis may help prevent HIV infection.