Stephen J.LurieMD, PhD, Senior EditorIndividualAuthor
To the Editor: Neither the US Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)1 nor the World Health Organization2 recommendations for rabies postexposure prophylaxis contain specific guidelines for treating immunosuppressed patients. We present the first case report of a patient with lymphoma who was bitten by a rabid animal.
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