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A simplified 4-site economical intradermal post-exposure rabies vaccine regimen: a randomised controlled comparison with standard methods

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Background: The need for economical rabies post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) is increasing in developing countries. Implementation of the two currently approved economical intradermal (ID) vaccine regimens is restricted due to confusion over different vaccines, regimens and dosages, lack of confidence in intradermal technique, and pharmaceutical regulations. We therefore compared a simplified 4-site economical PEP regimen with standard methods. Methods: Two hundred and fifty-four volunteers wer...

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10.1371/journal.pntd.0000224

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Research group:
Oxford Vaccine Group
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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Oxford Vaccine Group
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Centre for Statistics in Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Research group:
Oxford Vaccine Group
Role:
Author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Research group:
Oxford Vaccine Group
Role:
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Funding agency for:
Pollard, A
Publisher:
Public Library of Science (PLoS) Publisher's website
Journal:
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases Journal website
Volume:
2
Issue:
4
Article number:
e224
Publication date:
2008-04-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1935-2735
Language:
English
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uuid:b83f88ac-f97e-4881-b4d6-613f927f6b37
Local pid:
ora:2379
Deposit date:
2008-10-10

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