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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
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PEP

1. Post-exposure prophylaxis, see there.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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