Rabies Vaccination

Pronounced (RAY-beez)

Vaccines Recommended for Travel and Some Specific Groups

Preexposure vaccination is recommended for persons in high-risk groups, such as veterinarians, animal handlers, and certain laboratory workers. Although preexposure vaccination does not eliminate the need for additional medical attention after a rabies exposure, it can decrease the number of vaccine doses needed, and it minimizes adverse reactions to multiple doses of vaccine. More…

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What Everyone Should Know

Basic information for people interested in the vaccine...

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Information for Healthcare Professionals

Vaccine recommendations and contraindications; composition, dosage, and administration; handling and storage...

Page last reviewed: March 10, 2017