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Number of shots are rabies vaccination?
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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Pediatrics
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In brief: POST exposure
... Until the vaccine works.
Previously vaccinated people should receive two doses of the vaccine intramuscularly—the first immediately, the other three days later. Rig is unnecessary and should not be given. An immunized person is anyone who has received a complete series of vaccine, or a person who has received a pre-exposure or post-exposure series of any Rabies Vaccine rabies titer.

In brief: POST exposure
... Until the vaccine works.
Previously vaccinated people should receive two doses of the vaccine intramuscularly—the first immediately, the other three days later. Rig is unnecessary and should not be given. An immunized person is anyone who has received a complete series of vaccine, or a person who has received a pre-exposure or post-exposure series of any Rabies Vaccine rabies titer.
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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: POST exposure
Previously unvaccinated people should receive the vaccine intramuscularly at 0, 3, 7, and 14 days.
For adults it is given in the deltoid area; for children, it may be given in the anterolateral aspect of the thigh.In addition to rabies vaccine, these people should also receive rabies Immune Globulin (hrig) at the same time as the first dose of the vaccine to provide rapid protection that persists.

In brief: POST exposure
Previously unvaccinated people should receive the vaccine intramuscularly at 0, 3, 7, and 14 days.
For adults it is given in the deltoid area; for children, it may be given in the anterolateral aspect of the thigh.In addition to rabies vaccine, these people should also receive rabies Immune Globulin (hrig) at the same time as the first dose of the vaccine to provide rapid protection that persists.
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