JOHN A. ANDERSON, M.D.; FRANK T. DALY JR., M.D.; JACK C. KIDD, M.D.
Physicians all over the world are making decisions daily on the treatment of animal bites to protect their patients from rabies. This case report is presented to demonstrate that supposedly adequate postexposure antirabies care may fail to protect the individual against rabies. A review of such failures is also presented.
On May 8, 1964, the 8-year-old dependent son of a member of the U. S. Air Force, stationed in Rabat, Morocco, was bitten by his own dog on the face. The attack was unprovoked. The dog was an adult German shepherd that had no immunization history, having been
ANDERSON JA, DALY FT, KIDD JC. Human Rabies After Antiserum and Vaccine Postexposure Treatment: Case Report and Review. Ann Intern Med. ;64:1297–1302. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-64-6-1297
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1966;64(6):1297-1302.
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