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Revision of the rabies policy in the Netherlands

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Based on recent WHO guidelines revised in 2018 the Dutch rabies policy advisory board has revised it's
national rabies guidelines. As regards Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and Post-exposure prophylaxis
(PEP) reduced vaccination regimens will be introduced, while it does not change for immunocompromised
patients. The administration of RIG for type III wounds has also been revised accordingly.

Reed more here: Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd. 2019 May 20;163. pii: D3612.

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