Forgotten dog bite
 
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Author: Pediatric Oncall
Question
A 10 years old boy had a dog bite by a street dog a year ago. The boy did not inform his parents that he had a dog bite. A year later, he informed his parents about the dog bite. The street dog was not seen after a few days after the bite.
Expert Opinion :
The child had received rabies vaccines as prophylaxis 5 years ago. On checking his rabies antibody titres, they were in the protective range. Thus, he was not given the vaccine.
Answer Discussion :
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Archana Naik Mudkhedkar
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yes being a dreadful disease with no confined incubation period we need to err on positive side
1 month ago
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zwabragi Joel
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yes give antirabbies vaccine
1 month ago

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