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A 41-year-old female asked:

Received rabies immune globulin & 3 rabies vaccines. 4th shot is in 4 days.just had another possible bat bite.do i need to go to er or am i protected?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Your on your way: You are in the process of becoming protected. I would call the local health department to check on the frequency of local rabies activity before adding to what you have. The primary series is expected to yield 2 years of ongoing protection from the point of completion.
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