Assessment of Emergency Service Attendance Due to Rabies Suspect Animal Bites in the Van Region

Varisli B., Yildirim S., Celik H., Bulut M., OCAK Ö.

EURASIAN JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE, vol.18, no.4, pp.197-202, 2019 (ESCI) identifier


Aim: Rabies is a zoonotic viral disease transmitted by the bite of an animal. In Turkey, 100,000 individuals are administered prophylaxis annually after contact with animals carrying the risk of rabies. In this study, we investigated compliance with treatment and the affecting factors.