dr Suresh Gupta
Consultant Pediatric Emergency Care

About Author

Bite by all wild animals should be treated as category III exposure for a Rabies risk. All animal bites in forest or in the wild should be treated as category III exposure and the routine first aid and rabies Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) should be initiated.

Bite by rodents

Exposure to domestic rodents, squirrel, hare and rabbits do not ordinarily require  Rabies PEP.

Bat rabies

Bat rabies has not been conclusively proved in India and hence, at present, exposure to bats does not warrant  Rabies PEP.



Posted On: 09/08/2018

Did you find this post helpful?
Yes (26)
No (11)
26 People found this post helpful.

Read more related information, Click Here

If you have a question on some other topic, Click Here

top hospitals in india
To visit our website please click here
Address:
BLK Super Speciality Hospital
Pusa Road, New Delhi-110005
Disclaimer: Although every effort is made to give correct knowledge but legality of every answer can not be guaranteed. All answers are based on professional knowledge of Specialists.