Volume 18, Number 10—October 2012
Monkey Bites among US Military Members, Afghanistan, 2011
|Patient no.||Age, y/sex||Military branch||Treatment received
|Wound care||Valacyclovir||Antimicrobial drug||Tetanus vaccine||Rabies vaccine, HRIG|
|6||26/M||Air Force||+||–||–||–||–||US military|
*HRIG, human rabies immunoglobulin; –, not administered; +, administered; ANSF, Afghan National Security Forces; CIV, Afghan civilian.
†Monkey euthanized. Brain, tested at US Army Veterinary Laboratory Europe, was negative for rabies and B-virus.
1Current affiliation: Army Health Clinic, Dugway Proving Ground, Utah, USA.
2Current affiliation: General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, USA.
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