There is no, repeat no, post-exposure treatment for domestic animals that have been exposed to a wild animal known or suspected to be carrying rabies.
What does PET stand for?
PET stands for Post-Exposure Treatment (rabies vaccination)
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We have 367 other meanings of PET in our Acronym Attic
- Pilot-Line Experiment Technology
- Piston Engine Technology
- Plan de Expansión de Transmisión (Spanish: Transmission Expansion Plan)
- Planning, Environment and Transport (Gold Coast City Council; Australia)
- Politiets Efterretningstjeneste (Danish for Police Intelligence Agency)
- Polling Every Time
- Polyethylene Terephthalate (more common than PETE)
- Portable Electronic Thermometer
- Positron Emissie Tomografie (Dutch)
- Positron Emission Tomography
- Potential Evapotranspiration
- Potentially Exempt Transfer (UK inland revenue)
- Pre-Eclamptic Toxaemia
- Precision Electric Turret
- Precision End Trimmed (lumber)
- Preemptive Targeting
- Preliminary English Test
- Preservative Efficacy Test
- Presidential Electoral Tribunal (Philippines)
- Prevention, Education and Training
Samples in periodicals archive:
They had to leave to go to Singapore to receive their post-exposure treatment leading to extra expense and their travel plans being upset.
Even if someone has been bitten by an animal with rabies, prompt post-exposure treatment following the bite is highly effective in preventing rabies.
The victims, who live in Birmingham and Shropshire, have received post-exposure treatment in a bid to stop them developing the killer disease.
Being developed for prophylaxis and post-exposure treatment of inhalation anthrax, Anthim has been granted Fast-Track status and Orphan Drug Designation by the FDA and is being developed under the FDA Animal Rule, a regulatory process specifically designed for the development of medical countermeasures to bioterror threats.
Nick Gent, a consultant with the department of health, said: 'We have identified five other people who had involvement in the handling of the bat and are beginning post-exposure treatment.
World Health Organization recommendations on rabies post-exposure treatment and the correct technique of intradermal immunization against rabies.