Post exposure vaccination is given for
a. Post exposure vaccination is given for rabies. Tissue culture vaccines are available. The first cell cultured vaccine was the human diploid cell vaccine.
b. Now more economical vaccine have been developed – primary cell culture vaccine grown on chick embryo and continuous cell culture vaccine grown on vero cell line.
c. Post exposure prophylaxis required 5 doses on days 0,3,7,14,and 30 days.
d. This gives protection for at least 5 year, during which period any further exposure may need 1/2 booster doses.