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How long does rabies vaccine last?

How long does rabies vaccine last?

Long duration: But please check this link for the WHO position paper on the vaccine and the disease, good luck

http://www. Who. Int/immunization/Rabies_slides_Aug_2010.pdf ...Read more

Dr. Mohammed Parvez
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Rabies Vaccine (Definition)

Consisting of killed rabies virus given to prevent human rabies infection which can be given before or after exposure. The current vaccines in the developed world are safe and produced in tissue culture whereas some older vaccines were produced with methods that could ...Read more


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Can I be allergic to the rabies vaccine?

Can I be allergic to the rabies vaccine?

Sure: You literally can be allergic to anything, including any vaccine. A vaccine, like any medicine, is capable of causing serious problems, such as severe allergic reactions. The risk of a vaccine causing serious harm, or death, is extremely small. Serious problems from Rabies Vaccine are very rare. Several brands of Rabies Vaccine are available in the United States, and reactions may vary. ...Read more

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Who should get a rabies a rabies vaccine?

Who should get a rabies a rabies vaccine?

Certain Travelers: Some countries have high incidence of rabid dogs and/or bats. Travelers who spend much time in rural areas or in activities such as running, bicycling, camping or hiking should receive the rabies vaccine. Bicyclists and runners stimulate an animal's chase reflex and bites often occur.Children are at very high risk and are often bitten and we will consider vaccine for them in certain travel too. ...Read more

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How long can a rabies vaccine last in humans?

How long can a rabies vaccine last in humans?

At least 2yr: After completion of a pre-exposure vaccine series, the protective antibody level lasts for at least 2 years. Boosters are only recommended if a serum titer has dropped. People with continuous exposure are advised to have titers done every 6 mo while those with occasional exposure should be tested every 2 yrs. ...Read more

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How long does the rabies vaccine last in humans?

How long does the rabies vaccine last in humans?

Uncertain: We really are not 100% certain. Cdc feels--if high risk--test every 2 years (e.g. Vet working in rabies zone) latest who consensus is every 10 years. In general, if continued risk, recommend periodic retesting titers though immunity may persist even when antibodies are no longer detectable. Cdc rule? If the titer. ...Read more

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How long does the rabies vaccine last in people?

How long does the rabies vaccine last in people?

Maybe lifelong but..: We really are not 100% certain. Cdc feels--if high risk--test every 2 years (e.g. Vet working in rabies zone) latest who consensus is every 10 years. In general, if continued risk, recommend periodic retesting titers though immunity may persist even when antibodies are no longer detectable. Cdc rule? If the titer. ...Read more

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Help plz! Can rabies vaccine cause rabies in any way?

Help plz! Can rabies vaccine cause rabies in any way?

No: This is simply not true. Whoever told you this is either a fool or a crook. I'm sorry about this, and I hope that this will help you become more discerning in a world where deceptions like this cost people their lives. ...Read more

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Where can I get a rabies vaccine before trip to asia?

Check CDC website: The cdc operates an informational website with current information for worldwide destinations & info on clinics that provide the vaccines.
See:wwwnc. Cdc. Gov/travel/page/find-clinic. Htm. For specific recs on vaccinessee:wwwnc. Cdc. Gov/travel/page/destinationslist. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: rabies vaccine?

A biologic product: Consisting of killed rabies virus given to prevent human rabies infection which can be given before or after exposure. The current vaccines in the developed world are safe and produced in tissue culture whereas some older vaccines were produced with methods that could cause neurological side effects. ...Read more

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Can you tell me more about rabies and the rabies vaccine?

Can you tell me more about rabies and the rabies vaccine?

Avoid them: If someone is bitten by a rabid animal they need the Rabies Vaccine as rabies is pretty much fatal and there is not a good way to treat it except to prevent it.

http://www. Cdc. Gov/vaccines/hcp/vis/vis-statements/rabies. Pdf this is a decent cdc explanation.

Hope it helps. ...Read more

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How long does post-exposure rabies vaccine last in humans?

How long does post-exposure rabies vaccine last in humans?

2 yrs: 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. ...Read more

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HOW LONG DOES POST EXPOSURE RABIES VACCINE LAST IN HUMANS?

2 yrs: 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. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is it ok to get a rabies vaccine while sick?

Can you tell me is it ok to get a rabies vaccine while sick?

If post-exposure...: ...Then the need for the vaccine is so pressing that it should be given under any circumstances. Preexposure prophylaxis is more elective, and usual precautions would apply. ...Read more

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Anti rabies vaccine how long work in years if exposure again?

Two: Once you have completed the primary series the protective benefit is expected to last two years. It may last longer, but those working in fields that have a high exposure risk are encouraged to have their antibody levels checked and get a booster at two years if needed. ...Read more

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If I stop a rabies vaccine regimen midway are there any repercussions?

Yes: The vaccination may not be successful and leave you vulnerable to rabies, which is uniformly fatal. ...Read more

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Are there any kind of side affects if somebody gets over dozzed with rabies vaccine?

Don't think so...: I believe the 2 brands of rabies vaccines for humans in the U.S. Are packaged in single-dose vials, so one wouldn't accidentally get a larger-than-normal dose. If a person somehow managed to get a larger dose of the vaccine, or got an extra dose, he body would likely react normally and produce immunity to rabies infection. ...Read more

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Should I get an anti rabies vaccine after bitten by my neighbor dog? Should they pay?

Should I get an anti rabies vaccine after bitten by my neighbor dog? Should they pay?

Low risk bite: Domestic dogs and cats are at low risk for rabies in most areas. Your local health dept. Can provide you with info on any rabies detected in your region. Verify the dogs status, if current on vaccinations including rabies, you should be be in the clear. If unclear, the dog should be caught & restrained. In my state all dog bites are reportable to the sherrif. ...Read more

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I thought the rabies vaccine at least provided 2 years worth of immunity to future exposures?

I thought the rabies vaccine at least provided 2 years worth of immunity to future exposures?

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.[12][13][14] 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.[15]. ...Read more

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For how much time does rabies vaccine provide protection I think I was scratched by a stray dog?

Don't count on it: The protection after rabies vaccination gradually decreases, so even if you've been vaccinated a booster series of 2 doses is recommended if you have been exposed. That said, it is not clear that you have been exposed. Dogs are not as likely as other animals to have rabies, and rabies from scratches (nonbites) is rare, but I would check with your health department to estimate the risk in your area. ...Read more

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I got anti rabies last month and now my cat bit me again. Should I get anti-rabies vaccine again?

No: Your cat is safe if you vaccinate her, you don't need to get vaccinated at all if she bits you. Just make sure you cat doesn't interact with stray animals. ...Read more

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For how much time does rabies vaccine provide protection? I think I was scratched by a stray dog.

For how much time does rabies vaccine provide protection? I think I was scratched by a stray dog.

Wash First: Clean the scratch with soap and water for a good 5 minutes--then head to emergency room. Even vaccinated you may still need rabies vaccine, just not as many doses and just no rabies immune globulin. While dogs are less risky as rabies carriers they are making a comeback in some areas. This is a decision that will have to be made at a local level, with the involvement of your animal control office. ...Read more

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How many days after anti rabies vaccine revaccination required? After received post exposure schedule?

Recently: It should be three weeks later for a booster dose, then annual doses may be required, the old regiment used to be 21 consecutive doses daily, but that was changed. ...Read more

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How many years rabies vaccine will be effective. I took 6 injection about 8 years ago. Will it be still effective?

Two years: According to health sources the vaccine should last two years. You can get a test to check your immunoglobulins to see if you still have immunity. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Diamond
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Vaccinations (Definition)

Latin word for cow, vacca, because of the smallpox/cowpox work of edward jenner, vaccination is the administration of a substance, live organism or otherwise, that stimulates the immune response to prevent a specific disease. Primarily a preventative procedure, some vaccines can ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Rabies (Definition)

An infectious disease caused by a virus. The most common carrier in the United States is infected bats. Symptoms of rabies include an initial flu-like illness followed by increasing paralysis, agitation, and confusion. The classic drooling symptom is due to an inability ...Read more