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antirabies serum

 

Definition: a sterile solution containing antibodies obtained from the blood serum or plasma of a healthy animal, or human, which has been immunized against rabies by means of vaccine; administered immediately after severe or multiple bites by domestic animals suspected to be rabid and in all wild animal bites, to be followed by a regimen of rabies vaccine.

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