2008 Indiana Rabies Guidebook

Table of Contents

Printable Version

FOREWORD

An Overview by the Rabies Task Force

INTRODUCTION

Introduction
The Ins and Outs of Rabies

TELEPHONE LIST

Who to call?

Procedures for Post Exposure Handling of:

HUMANS
Animal Bites of Humans
Rabies
Case Management (Flow Chart)

ANIMALS
Animal Management Plan
Guidelines for Confinement
Recommended Construction for 6 Months Strict Confinement Pen for Dogs
Isolation Cage for One Cat

SUBMISSION OF SAMPLES

Submission of Samples
Rabies Submission Form and Packaging and Shipping of Specimens

DIRECTIONS AND MAPS

Indiana State Department of Health
Purdue Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory
Southern Indiana Diagnostic Laboratory (SIPAC)

APPENDIX

Indiana Rabies Laws and Regulations
Dog and Cat Immunization Laws
Reporting and Investigating of Bites
Compendium On Animal Rabies Control
Human Rabies Prevention - 2008
Use of a Reduced Vaccine Schedule for Post-Exposure Prophylaxis to Prevent Human Rabies
Guidelines for Pre-Exposure Rabies Immunization