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The immunogenicity of a modified intradermal pre-exposure rabies vaccination schedule-a case series of 420 travelers

Mills, Deborah J; Lau, Colleen L; Fearnley, Emily; Weinstein, Philip

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Background. Current Australian recommendations for rabies pre-exposure vaccination involve the use of cell-culture-based rabies vaccines, which are administered via intramuscular (IM) or intradermal (ID) routes. ID vaccination is more affordable for travelers, but is only recommended if there is sufficient time to perform serology 2 to 3 weeks post-vaccination and confirm immunity prior to travel. We report the immunogenicity of a modified ID schedule that can be completed in less time than the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/78839
Source: Journal of Travel Medicine
DOI: 10.1111/j.1708-8305.2011.00540.x

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