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A 31-year-old male asked about a 30-year-old female:

My wife has completed 5 rabies vaccines and within 6 days, she has been bitten by a bat, does she need more rabies vaccine?

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Dr. Howard Shapiro
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
2 doses of vaccine: The CDC guidelines are that she should receive 2 doses of the vaccine: one immediately and one after 3 days. No Immune Globulin should be given.
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