RABIES SPECIFIC IMMUNE GLOBULIN (RIG) – INDICATIONS

It is always to be given in case of:

  • Bites
  • Bleeding scratches
  • Scratches on the head, neck, scapular region, arms and hands
  • Contact of mucus membrane with saliva as in licking

It may be given in case of:

  • Contact of exposed skin with saliva
  • Superficial, non- bleeding scratches made by the animal on other parts of the body
  • Nibbled or licked exposed skin of the person