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POST 00764E : INTERVAL INJURY-PROTECTION 18 March 2005 _____________________________________ Vladimir Petrovic (mailto:[email protected]) from Serbia-Montenegro has sent the following request _____________________________________ Dear colleagues, I would like to start discussion regarding the following situation. It is possible that a patient, for whom post-exposure active and passive protection is indicated, does not visit the doctor immediately after injury. Instead the patient comes after several days. I would like you to provide me with answers on the following question regarding this situation. What is the maximum time interval between the moment of injury and the beginning of passive protection and active immunization of the patient in order to prevent following diseases; rabies, tetanus, hepatitisB? If possible provide me with some references. Vladimir Petrovic, Institute of Public Health Novi Sad, Serbia Department of epidemiology ______________________________________________________________________________ Visit the TECHNET21 Website at You will find instructions to subscribe, a direct access to archives, links to reference documents and other features. ______________________________________________________________________________ To UNSUBSCRIBE, send a message to : mailto:[email protected] Leave the subject area BLANK In the message body, write unsubscribe TECHNET21E ______________________________________________________________________________ The World Health Organization and UNICEF support TechNet21. The TechNet21 e-Forum is a communication/information tool for generation of ideas on how to improve immunization services. It is moderated by Claude Letarte and is hosted in cooperation with the Centre de coopération internationale en santé et développement, Québec, Canada ( ______________________________________________________________________________
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