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From india lastdose of verorab taken in apr2013 and test in aug2013 titre 7 iu/ml.How long protected against suspected rabies exposure without booster
Can the Hepatitis B vaccine alone (first shot for an unvaccinated person), given 48 hours post-exposure, prevent infection?
Not likely: If you have been definitively exposed to Hep B then will need HBIG/hep B immune globulin as well as the hep B vaccine. The immune globulin will act like a sponge and soak up any hep B virus present currently in your body. The hep B vaccine then stimulates your body to produce antibodies, which will then attach to and disable the viral particles. This process takes 2-4 weeks to make antibodies. ...Read more
Body fluid avoidance: Universal precautions refers to the steps taken to avoid exposure to potentially infectious or contagious body fluids. This usually includes latex (or similar) gloves, eye protection or a face shield, a mask, and a disposable gown. These personal protective devices (PPD) are used in the appropriate situations, with latex gloves almost always being utilized. ...Read more
How many hours anti rabies vaccine create protection period after taken shots of vaccine? if exposure again
Days: if all vaccines were taken you mY have been producing antibodies on your own against it. but remember rabies is produced by a virus and no vaccine is 100% effective at the most MSY get to 70-90% . There are some people that may need re vaccination to produce antibodies . Good Luck. ...Read more
About correct: According to experts : the duration of immunity afforded to humans by a two injection vaccination course was found to be between two to three years. following administration of a booster dose (recommended at one year), one study found 97% of immuno-competent individuals demonstrate protective levels of neutralizing antibodies at 10 years.. ...Read more
Is it possible to show antibodies on specific test for diseases you never got vaccinated for? I'm trying to avoid mmr, tetanus & diptheria shots...
Disease or Vaccine: Only way you can have positive antibodies in your blood is if you have received the vaccines and other way is if you have had the infection in the past By getting the vaccine your body produces the antibodies which protects you against the infection if you are exposed to it I will advice get the shot.But you are 34.you might have had MMR in childhood.Get your blodd checked.Get your tdap every10yrs ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Should i avoid child care work after receiving the live typhoid oral vaccine due to a risk of vaccine/viral shedding?
Preventing disease: As you've noted, two of best ways to protect against infectious diseases are proper sanitation (hygiene) and vaccination. Check in w/your GP annually to discuss your immunization status. Washing hands regularly is important as well as proper food preparation. I would also ask you to avoid endemic areas. For instance, parts of Africa were rife w/Ebola last yr and now parts of South America by Zika ...Read more
Is rabies post exposure prophylaxis effective even after the virus has entered peripheral nerves?
Always do It: Yes it can work! no matter how long after a suspected bite, rabies vaccination should be given. If recent, washing the wound thoroughly decreases the virus count dramatically. If it is less than 7 days, rabies Immune Globulin around the wound. Always, begin Rabies Vaccine series ( 4 shots over 14 days or 5 shots over 30 days immunosuppressed) and shots no longer painful or given in the abdomen! ...Read more
How doctors explain the long incubation period (>1 year) of rabies , can pep vaccination still be effective after 9 months of possible exposure?
Rabies is tricky: Rabies is known for a wide variation in the incubation period. The average is 3 weeks to 3 months for infection to take hold. About 5% of cases occur 1 year after exposure. The longest case on record is 19 years. Experts don't know exactly why this is-but it probably has to do with the virus strain, other viral properties, the patient (how strong their immune system is) etc. YES-I agree with PEP! ...Read more
If someone kissed someone with possible exposure to rabies (bat bite) before the full course of the PEP was finished could they contract rabies?
Rabies transmission: Per the Centers for Disease Control: The most common mode of rabies virus transmission is through the bite and virus-containing saliva of an infected host. Transmission has been rarely documented via other routes such as contamination of mucous membranes (i.e., eyes, nose, mouth), aerosol transmission, and corneal transplants. ...Read more
Anti rabies vaccine undergoing period dog bite me again then restart the vaccine series if no then how many days protect from rabies infection?
2 yrs: Most consider the active period of protection as 2 years from completion of the series. For those in constant contact with potential exposures, blood testing can be done at 2 years to see if a booster is needed to maintain protection. ...Read more
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