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
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
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).