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Bitten by a stray dog. Four doses of injections prescribed. Taken anti tetanus, rabipur. Advise correct doses of injections?

hi...i m bitten by a dog bt govt hospital doc said...these days 4 doses required according to new WHO guidelines as compared to earlier 5 doses...i.e 0 day, 3rd,7th,14th n 28th..they r missing on 14th day nw.. is it correct?....plz reply as i hv taken 1 anti titnus n rabipur on 0 day and 2nd dose on 3rd day only of rabipur so due...
Asked On : Mon, 28 May 2012
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Yes your doctor is right in telling you that now there is advise to use 4 doses as compared to 5 doses of anti rabies vaccine (rabipur)
As you have already been given anti tetanus toxoid i assume that your wound was thoroughly cleansed.
So rest assured and go ahead to take the remaining two doses of vaccine without fail.
Keep monitoring your wound also and keep it clean and dry.
Take care.
Answered: Mon, 28 May 2012
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