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A 19-year-old female asked:

I already got immune g, rabies vaccine/booster last week was when i the 4th dose. i got bitten again but this time by a rabid animal. arnt i immunized?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Yes: In general, completion of the anti-rabies series will protect for exposures during the 2 years following completion of the series. Those in high risk professions are advised to get boosters or have an antibody titer checked to see if a booster is needed for protection to remain high.
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