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


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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