Volume 16, Number 3—March 2010
Terrestrial Rabies and Human Postexposure Prophylaxis, New York, USA
|Animal||No. exposure incidents||Total no. rabid animals||PEP use
|Total no. uses||No. related to untested animals||No. related to nonbite incidentss†|
*Each rabies exposure situation in which >1 persons underwent PEP was defined as an incident. Excludes New York, NY. PEP, postexposure prophylaxis.
†Scratches, saliva/nervous system tissue exposure, mucous membrane exposure, indirect exposure, or unknown.
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