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Travel Vaccinations

Rabies Vaccine

Description

Rabies is a fatal viral infection that is spread via the saliva of infected animals to humans. This is from the bite or scratch most commonly from a dog, other animals such as bats, cats and monkeys are also a source. 

Currently there is  no effective treatment once clinical signs develop.

Vaccination should be considered by all travellers to endemic areas.

 


Inactivated vaccine.

 


3 doses  0, 7 and 21/28 days.

If time is short a rapid schedule can be given to adults aged 18 years+  at  0, 3 and 7 days. If the rapid schedule is given a 4th dose is required to complete the course after 1 year for those at continued risk.

Routine boosters following a complete course for travellers is not normally required but may be considered after 5 years for those at high risk.

For those at frequent or continuous exposure blood testing and boosters may be required earlier.


Applicable Countries

  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Australasia & Pacific
  • Caribbean
  • Central America
  • Europe
  • North America
  • South America

Course/Dosage

3 doses

Price Per Dose

£60

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