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Taken anti rabies prophylaxis injection, got bitten by otter, taken tetanus vaccine, bitten by fox. Is anti rabies required again?

2006 I got my anti rabies prophylaxis injection for I am working as an animal husbandry in an indoor door. Last year April of 2011 I got bitten by an otter while feeding, I had my 5 series of anti rabies and tetanus vaccine . Recently 2012, again I was bitten by a fox, do I need to take anti-rabies again. Though all of our animals are recieving their anti-rabies vaccination .
Asked On : Fri, 2 Nov 2012
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Hi, thanks for using healthcare magic

The rabies vaccine, once all of the series are used, can last 2 to 5 years. Since you last had the vaccine in 2011, you should not need to receive another series of the vaccine as yet.

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