When is transfer indicated in patients with rabies?

Updated: Jun 21, 2019
  • Author: Sandra G Gompf, MD, FACP, FIDSA; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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For a patient with an illness consistent with rabies, timely diagnostic workup is essential. Transfer to a tertiary care center with high-level intensive care support and clinicians knowledgeable in managing rabies is optimal whenever feasible.


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