Human rabies exposures and postexposure prophylaxis in South Carolina, 1993-2002.

@article{OBell2006HumanRE,
  title={Human rabies exposures and postexposure prophylaxis in South Carolina, 1993-2002.},
  author={Susan A O'Bell and Jennifer H. McQuiston and Linda J Bell and Sue C Ferguson and Lori A. Williams},
  journal={Public health reports},
  year={2006},
  volume={121 2},
  pages={197-202}
}
OBJECTIVES South Carolina mandates reporting of animal bites and manages distribution of biologics for rabies postexposure prophylaxis (PEP). Incidence and epidemiologic characteristics of potential human rabies exposures and preventive treatment in South Carolina from 1993 through 2002 were examined to help assess the burden of PEP in the state and determine if the incidence of rabies exposures has changed over time. METHODS Data on animal exposure investigations and PEP administration at… CONTINUE READING