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This forum provides a place for members to ask questions, share experiences, coordinate activities, and discuss recent developments in immunization.

Discussions tagged Rabies

PPT on Anti Rabies Vaccine (ARV) administration: Integrated Teaching; 20 Dec 2017

Dear TechNet viewers We wish you all a merry Christmas and happy new year to come. We wish to share the attached PPT on anti rabies vaccine administration presented in the integrated teaching session to the PGs & Faculties of departments of KVG Medical College. The ppt is free for editing for further fine tuning. As a routine Academic activity, I was asked to make a presentation on ARV administration. As we strongly believe in learning before teaching, learn by working together, learn while ...

Local infiltration of rabies immunoglobulins without systemic intramuscular administration: An alternative cost effective approach for passive immunization against rabies

Abstract Presently the dose of rabies immunoglobulin (RIG) which is an integral part of rabies post exposure prophylaxis (PEP) is calculated based on body weight though the recommendation is to infiltrate the wound(s). This practice demands large quantities of RIG which may be un-affordable to many patients. In this background, we conducted this study to know if the quantity and cost of RIG can be reduced by restricting passive immunization to local infiltration alone and avoiding systemic intr...

Implementing low cost solutions to rabid dogbite victims through research.......

Presently the dose of rabies immunoglobulin (RIG) which is an integral part of rabies post exposure prophylaxis (PEP) is calculated based on body weight though the recommendation is to infiltrate the wound(s). This practice demands large quantities of RIG which may be un- affordable to many patients. In this background, we conducted this study to know if the quantity and cost of RIG can be reduced by restricting passive immunization to local infiltration alone and avoiding systemic intramuscular...

Low cost passive imunization against rabies

Abstract Send to: Hum Vaccin Immunother.2015 Aug 28:0. [Epub ahead of print] Local infiltration of rabies immunoglobulins without systemic intramuscular administration: An alternative cost effective approach for passive immunization against rabies. Bharti OK1,Madhusudana SN,Gaunta PL,Belludi AY. Author information Abstract Presently the dose of rabies immunoglobulin (RIG) which is an integral part of rabies post exposure prophylaxis (PEP) is calculated based ...

Success Story of a Low Cost Intra-Dermal Rabies Vaccination (IDRV) Clinic-Lessons Learnt over Five Years of 12,000 Patient Vaccinations “Without Failure” at DDU Hospital Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India

Background: Rabies is a dreaded disease and an estimated 55,000 people die of rabies every year. Himachal Pradesh is in the North bordering China and is predominantly rural and hilly. Villages are near forests, where wild reservoirs of rabies exist. Since health facilities are not accessible easily, we need to innovate on existing schedules of rabies vaccination keeping in view the compliance of the patients and affordability so as to give them the best possible option of treatment. In the year ...

When rabies Immunoglobulins are not affordable or not available

When rabies Immunoglobulins are not affordable or not available Rabies vaccine is important aspect of post exposure prophylaxis but is not of sufficient help unless given with rabies immunoglobulins (RIGs) in type III wounds if the patient is not vaccinated previously. We are experiencing a severe artificial shortage of Rabies Immunoglobulins (RIGs) in India because companies are not producing enough of them. In Shimla (Himachal Pradesh, India) and also in other parts of the country there are ...
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