A Sarawak experience on the use of IPC ID PEP regimen in patients bitten by laboratory confirmed rabies animals

Chua, H.H. and Chang, A.K.W and Thangavelu, S.K. and Lim, H.H. and Senian, R. and Sia, T. and Lim, A.L.L. and Tay, S.L.H. and Perera, David and Ooi, Mong How (2020) A Sarawak experience on the use of IPC ID PEP regimen in patients bitten by laboratory confirmed rabies animals. International Journal of Infectious Diseases, 101 (S1). p. 466. ISSN 1201-9712

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Abstract

On 1st July 2017, rabies outbreak was declared in the state of Sarawak, which is located in the Borneo Island following the deaths of 3 children due to human rabies infection. Rabies has the highest case fatality rate but is highly preventable through prompt and effective post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP).

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: rabies outbreak, human rabies infection, Borneo Island, post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP).
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Q Science > QR Microbiology > QR355 Virology
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Institute of Health and Community Medicine
Depositing User: Ramji
Date Deposited: 03 Mar 2021 06:32
Last Modified: 03 Mar 2021 06:32
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/34645

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