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Vaccine Primary course Dosing Reinforcing Comments & age given Interval Doses

Rabies 3 doses 1.0mlsc 0, 7 and 28 2 -3 years for id route is No lower age or im or 0.1 ml id days continued unlicensed given exposure 2 doses of 1.0 ml 0 & 28 days Booster at 6 - Most but not all sc or im or 0.1 ml 12 months, individuals sero- id then 2 -3 years convert after 2 doses. May be acceptable for travellers who are not animal handlers.



Japanese 3 doses 1.0ml sc 0, 7 - 14 and Booster after 2 dose regimen.

Encephalitis Or 28 days 2 -4 years provides immunity > 3 years 2 doses 1.0 ml sc 0, 7 - 28 days Booster after for 3 months in 80% 3 months of recipients .

sc = subcutaneously im= intramuscularly id = intradermaly.





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