Table 1

Analysis of post-exposure treatment failures per the risk factors predisposed to or regimens given to 80 patients who received any type of PEP, collected in Guangdong province

Factor

Known cases


Multiple wounds and/or bite on head and neck

55 (68.8%)

Insufficient wound treatment

50 (62.5%)

Delay of two or more days

34 (42.5%)

No rabies immunoglobulin given

73 (91.3%)

No rabies vaccines given

74 (92.5%)


Si et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2008 8:113   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-8-113

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