Thus, for preventing rabies in humans in rabies-endemic countries and regions, postexposure prophylaxis
Tolerability of HIV postexposure prophylaxis
with tenofovir/emtricitabine and lopinavir/ritonavir tablet formulation.
 further extended the existing models on rabies transmission between dogs to include dog-to-human transmission and concluded that human postexposure prophylaxis
(PEP) with a dog vaccination campaign was the more cost effective in controlling the disease in the long run.
Almost two-thirds knew correctly about the postexposure prophylaxis
(PEP) against HIV (74.3%) and the time period after which PEP is not effective (76.2%).
The results, while nondefinitive, suggested that a policy of watchful waiting with daily symptom monitoring for 21 days post exposure may not be as effective as azithromycin postexposure prophylaxis
in preventhag pertussis infection, Dr.
The most recent changes are the interim recommendations from the February 2011 ACIP meeting pertaining to tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine immunization and postexposure prophylaxis
(PEP) for health care personnel.
Here, she explains why HIV prevention strategies, including HIV pre- or postexposure prophylaxis
, should become part of our routine clinical care.
Maria Brotons and colleagues of Hospital Universitario Vall d'Hebron, Barcelona tested with "postexposure prophylaxis
," a process of giving chickenpox (varicella) vaccine after exposure to the disease, in 67 patients.
In the meantime, investigation continues into other biomedical prevention strategies, including postexposure prophylaxis
(PEP) and, more controversially, preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) (see pp.
Hepatitis A vaccine versus immune globulin for postexposure prophylaxis
. N Engl J Med.
following unprotected sexual intercourse is also coming into use.
To date only six documented cases of human survival from clinical rabies have been reported and each included a history of either pre- or postexposure prophylaxis
" (receipt of rabies vaccine).