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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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The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) based its updated recommendation for antibiotic postexposure prophylaxis on the findings of a randomized trial known as the Vanderbilt Study.
Differential cell counts showed that the percentages of neutrophils were increased relative to other cell types in mouse BALF at 1 day postexposure to all forms of MWCNTs (O-MWCNT, P-MWCNT, and F-MWCNT) at 40 [micro]g/50 [micro]L (Figure 3).
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 (PEP) compared with 41 of 42 (98%) of those who received PEP.
In addition to the postexposure prophylaxis recommendation for HCP with unprotected exposure to pertussis who are likely to expose high-risk patients, ACIP also advised that other vaccinated HCP should either receive antimicrobial postexposure prophylaxis or be monitored daily for 21 days after pertussis exposure and treated at the onset of signs and symptoms of pertussis.
Start postexposure prophylaxis, when indicated, as soon as possible following exposure and continue it for 4 weeks.
To our knowledge, there is no study examining the US postexposure effect on conditioned flavor preference.
Updated US Public Health Service guidelines for the management of occupational exposures to human immunodeficiency virus and recommendations for postexposure prophylaxis.
ACIP does not recommend administering MMR vaccine during mumps outbreaks as postexposure prophylaxis (i.
RESULTS: Postexposure and preexposure geometric mean salivary cotinine concentrations differed by 0.
The recommendation calls for reduction in the number of postexposure doses of human diploid cell vaccine (HDCV) or purified chick embryo cell vaccine (PCECV) from five to four doses, with the first dose of 1 mL to be given intramuscularly as soon as possible after exposure (day 0) and subsequent doses to be given on days 3, 7, and 14 after the first dose except in people with immune suppression, who should continue to receive the five-dose regimen with the fifth dose given on day 28.
Should he receive HIV postexposure prophylaxis or not?
ATLANTA -- The hepatitis A vaccine should now be the first choice for postexposure prevention of hepatitis A infection in otherwise healthy people aged 12 months to 40 years.