Reducing Cost of Rabies Post Exposure Prophylaxis: Experience of a Tertiary Care Hospital in…

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by Naseem Salahuddin, M. Aftab Gohar, Naila Baig-Ansari Background Rabies is a uniformly fatal disease, but preventable by timely and correct use of post exposure prophylaxis (PEP). Unfortunately, many health care facilities in Pakistan do not carry modern life-saving vaccines and rabies immunoglobulin (RIG), assuming them to be prohibitively expensive and unsafe

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Reducing Cost of Rabies Post Exposure Prophylaxis: Experience of a Tertiary Care Hospital in…