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Bitten by cat. Prescribed rabipur vaccine dosage and completed. Again got scratched by cat. Should i take the rabipur vaccine dosage again?

My sister got scratched by a Cat today. She already got bitten by a cat 6 Months ago and completed the Rabipur course then. My question is: Does she require to take the Rabipur injections again now ? Please help me. Thanks
Asked On : Sun, 7 Apr 2013
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Pediatrician 's  Response

Thanks for writing to health care magic.

Yes she should again have the vaccination.

If in the last exposure she completes the whole vaccination then only booster doses are required now.

Hope I answered your query.

Take care.
Answered: Sun, 7 Apr 2013
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General & Family Physician Dr. Het Ram Bishnoi 's  Response
Sep 2013
Hi, Since she had taken a full course of anti-rabies vaccines just six months back so at this don't take this tt again. 2ndly scratches in no way produces rabies because these viruses only found in the canine teeth of these animals.
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