PMID: 59017Jun 26, 1976

Human diploid cell strain rabies vaccine. Rapid prophylactic immunisation of volunteers with small doses

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G S TurnerL E Hill

Abstract

The clinical and antibody responses of volunteers to three intradermal schedules of human diploid cell strain rabies vaccine (0.4 ml on day 0; 0-1 ml on days 0, 1, 2, 3; and 0-1 ml on days 0, 3, 7, and 14) are described. Vaccine was administered to 114 contacts of two rabid patients in order to evoke a rapid antibody response and the antibody titres of 30 of those who were vaccinated and bled were measured. High antibody titres were obtained in all subjects irrespective of their immunisation schedule; there were only minimal local reactions. All volunteers had titres greater than 1/78 (1.7 I.U./ml) by day 14, and 7 of 10 receiving 0.1 ml into each limb on day 0 had detectable antibody by day 7.

Citations

Nov 1, 1977·Hospital Practice·J H Menkes
Oct 2, 2018·Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease·Mary WarrellArnaud Tarantola
Jan 30, 1986·The New England Journal of Medicine·M PappaioanouW J Brown
Jun 26, 2018·Clinical Infectious Diseases : an Official Publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America·Patrick SoentjensEmmanuel Bottieau
Feb 17, 2015·Expert Review of Vaccines·Alexandra GiesenClaudius Malerczyk

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Antibodies, Viral
Diploid Cell
Immunization Schedule
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Rabies Vaccines
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