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A 30-year-old male asked:

Full rabies pep(w/immune glob) fall '08. 2 booster doses nov '14. what are the odds i would not have protective levels of antibodies now, 7 mo later?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
MINIMAL: The primary series is considered protective for at least 2 years .Those in trades with regular exposure are advised to check titers or get a booster after two years.If you received a booster 11/14 you should be protected for 2 years from that point.
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Dr. Mazen Kherallah
Infectious Disease 35 years experience
Extremely Low: For persons who previously received a complete vaccination series (pre- or postexposure prophylaxis) with a cell-culture vaccine or who previously had a documented adequate rabies virus-neutralizing antibody titer following vaccination with noncell-culture vaccine, the CDC recommendation is to give a 2-dose PEP vaccination series that you already received. Most likely, you have protective antibdis
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