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January 10, 2001

Postexposure Rabies Prophylaxis in a Patient With Lymphoma

Author Affiliations

Stephen J.LurieMD, PhD, Senior EditorIndividualAuthor

JAMA. 2001;285(2):166-167. doi:10.1001/jama.285.2.163

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.