Access Medicine's Case of the Week: Pathogenic Viruses: Rabies

From Sherris Medical Microbiology

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Aug 14, 2018
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Case:

A 15-year-old boy in San Francisco reaches into a car to pet another family’s dog and is bitten on the finger.

Question 1 of 3:

What is the next course of action?

A - Obtain documentation of the dog’s immunization status

B - Give rabies immune globulin

C - Give rabies immune globulin plus rabies vaccine

D - Give interferon-γ

E - Examine the dog’s brain for rabies antigen


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Go to the profile of Julie Grishaw, ACNP

Julie Grishaw, ACNP

Senior Editor, McGraw-Hill Education

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