How to use Postexposure in a sentence
The US Public Health Service Guidelines for occupational postexposure prophylaxis are currently being revised.
Individuals bitten by an unknown or potentially rabid animal should receive postexposure vaccination, also called postexposure prophylaxis (PEP).
Postexposure prophylaxis-Any treatment given after exposure to a disease to try to prevent the disease from occurring.
In the case of rabies, postexposure prophylaxis involves a series of vaccines given to an individual who has been bitten by an unknown animal or one that is potentially infected with the rabies virus.Advertisement