Rabies: HRIG Injection
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Human rabies immunoglobulin (HRIG) is a shot that is given as soon as possible after a likely exposure to rabies . HRIG contains rabies antibodies that immediately inactivate and control the rabies virus until the vaccine begins to work.
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Current as ofMarch 3, 2017
Current as of: March 3, 2017
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