Rabies Vaccines

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Rabies is Very Rare

There were 6,417 case of reported rabies in the United States and Puerto Rico in 2005. Only only one case in humans, 269 cases of rabies in cats last year and dog-related rabies cases totaled 76.

http://avmajournals.avma.org/doi/pdf/10.2460/javma.229.12.1897

 

Rabies Vaccines by Brand

Berirab P Human Rabies Immunoglobulin, pasteurized
Manufacturer ZLB Behring AG
Microorganism Rabies Virus
Licensed
Recommendations One i.m. injection given at day 0, 28, 56, and one year later.
Ingredients Sodium chloride, Glycine, Rabies: Human Immunoglobulin Antibodies
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Imovax Rabies HDCV for pre or post-exposure
Manufacturer Aventis Pasteur
Microorganism Rabies Virus
Licensed 06/09/1980
Recommendations A series of 3 injections given on day 0, 7 and 21 (pre-exposure) A series of 5 injections on day 0, 3, 7, 14 and 28 (post-exposure).
Ingredients Beta-propiolactone, Latex, Human Diploid cells: MRC5 proteins, Neomycin, Phenol, Human albumin, Rabies antigen
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RabAvert RabAvert PCEC for pre or post-exposure
Manufacturer Chiron Vaccines
Microorganism Rabies Virus
Licensed 10/20/1997
Recommendations A series of 3 i.m. injections given on day 0, 7 and 21 (pre-exposure). A series of 5 i.m. injections on day 0, 3, 7, 14 and 28 (post-exposure).
Ingredients Amphotericin B, Neomycin, Chlortetracycline hydrochloride, Bovine (cow) serum, Ovalbumin (egg), Potassium glutamate, Human albumin, Polygeline, Sodium EDTA
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Rabipur® Inactivated Rabies Virus Vaccine
Manufacturer Chiron Behring GmbH & Co
Microorganism Rabies Virus
Licensed 12/12/1984
Recommendations 4 to 5 i.m. or deep s.c. injections into the deltoid muscle on days 0, 7, and 21 or 28.
Ingredients Amphotericin B, Neomycin, Sucrose, Chlortetracycline hydrochloride, Sodium chloride, Bovine (cow) serum, Trometamol, Polygeline, Virus: Rabies, Disodium edentate (EDTA), Monopotassium glutamate
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