rabies immunoglobulin

ra·bies im·mune glob·u·lin (hu·man)

globulin fraction of pooled plasma of high anti-rabies virus titer from immunized persons.

rabies immunoglobulin

An antibody preparation given both intramuscularly and at the site of the bite to people who have been attacked by an animal in a country in which rabies is endemic. Rabies vaccine is also given. The drug is on the WHO official list.
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The disease is preventable if exposed persons receive timely postexposure prophylaxis (PEP), which includes human rabies immunoglobulin and 4 doses of inactivated rabies vaccine administered over 14 days (4).
Tenders are invited for Equine Rabies Immunoglobulin 300 I.
Around 90% of the population received antirabies vaccination but only a few were administered rabies immunoglobulin despite 70% of the category III wounds victims.
There was no history suggestive of Rabies immunoglobulin administration at the wound site at that time.
You will be given one dose of rabies immunoglobulin - a blood product that contains antibodies - and five doses of rabies vaccine.
Bringing down the cost of human rabies vaccines and treatments will require strong international collaboration to make quality-assured vaccines and rabies immunoglobulin available to health centres in regions where rabies is endemic.
3) Which method was used to investigate rabies immunoglobulin in the cerebrospinal fluid?
Another plus: A person with complete pre-exposure shots may no longer need rabies immunoglobulin, which can cost more than the vaccine
shows that bites should be graded according to severity, and vaccine and/or rabies immunoglobulin (which is expensive) administered accordingly.
Category III: Single or multiple transdermal bites or scratches, licks on broken skin, contamination of mucous membrane with saliva (licks)--use rabies immunoglobulin plus vaccine
US military policy advised that rabies PEP should adhere to World Health Organization guidelines (10), which recommend giving human rabies immunoglobulin plus 5 doses of rabies vaccine.
Rabies post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) was required following the national guidelines, so the patient received Purified Vero cell rabies vaccine (PVRV) and human rabies immunoglobulin (HRIG, 20 IU/Kg).