Rabies postexposure prophylaxis in returned injured travelers from France, Australia, and New Zealand: a retrospective study.

@article{Gautret2008RabiesPP,
  title={Rabies postexposure prophylaxis in returned injured travelers from France, Australia, and New Zealand: a retrospective study.},
  author={Phillipe Gautret and Marc T M Shaw and Pierre Gazin and Georges Soula and Jean P Delmont and Philippe Parola and Marie Jos{\'e} Soavi and Philippe Brouqui and D Elizabeth Matchett and Joseph Torresi},
  journal={Journal of travel medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={15 1},
  pages={25-30}
}
BACKGROUND There is little published information available describing rabies pre- and postexposure prophylaxis (PEP) in tourists returning to their home country and seeking care for animal-associated injuries, especially those associated with a rabies risk. METHOD We analyzed 261 travelers seeking care on returning to their home country following an animal-related injury acquired abroad. Information on individual cases of rabies (PEP) including preexposure status, type of contact with a… CONTINUE READING

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