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Volume 3, Number 2—June 1997


Rabies Postexposure Prophylaxis Survey—Kentucky, 1994

Michael Auslander and Colleen Kaelin
Author affiliations: Kentucky Department for Public Health, Frankfort, Kentucky, USA

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Table 2

Patients receiving postexposure prophylaxis for exposure to a confirmed rabid animal in Kentucky, 1994

Species Type of exposure Previous history
of prophylaxis
Bat Bite No
Cata Mucus & Saliva Yesb
Cata Mucus & Saliva No
Cata Cleaned exam table No
Cata Cleaned exam instruments No
Dogc Bite Yes
Dogc Touch Yes
Dogc Touch Yes
Dogc Touch Yes
Dogc Touch No
Dogc Touch No
Sutured wound
Skunk Touch No

a Same cat
b Veterinarian with history of preexposure prophylaxis
c Same dog

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