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can we put all PEP for all infectious agents that could be asked about in CK.
e.g. Varicella, HIV, Rabies, Rubella ... and so on :sorry:
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Post exposure prophylaxis for different disease are given here ..referral from wikipedia:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Post-exposure_prophylaxis

also i found for tetanus prophylaxis is given in trauma, burns, rabies exposure

Rubella we give prophylaxis in all except pregnancy.

Varicella we give IG only on exposure in healthy...in immunocompromised also since we cannot give live virus....in HIV if cd4 count >200...and in kid with immunocompromised condition we give acyclovir with IG.
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