RABIES VACCINATION AND SEROLOGICAL TESTING by Yi7jJcR

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									                                        Rabies Vaccination Clinic
The University of Missouri – Columbia (UMC) Student Health Center (SHC) and College of Veterinary
Medicine are collaborating to provide pre-exposure rabies vaccination and serological testing for rabies
immunity to UMC veterinary students, central Missouri veterinarians and their staff, animal control workers,
wildlife workers, and humane society/animal shelter workers.

The Pre-Exposure Rabies Vaccination Clinic Schedule is as follows:
Dates:      Friday, September 7, 2007
            Friday, September 14, 2007
            Friday, October 5, 2007
Hours:      9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Location:   Adams Conference Center, UMC Vet School, Columbia, MO
Rabies Antibody Screen RFFIT – We prefer to do all titers on Friday, Sep 7, 2007.
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!
Registration Deadline: is September 1, 2007
 To register, complete and return the attached Registration form, Attention: Nono Jost.
 E-mail:                                OR       Mail: Student Health Center
 JostG@health.missouri.edu                             1101 Hospital Drive, DC800.00
 Fax: 573-884-8902                                     Columbia, MO, 65212.
 For registration questions, please contact Nono Jost by email (preferred method) at
 JostG@health.missouri.edu or by phone at 573-882-7747.

PAYMENT IS REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF SERVICE.
Do not pre-pay. Separate payment is required at each clinic.
            Cost: Rabies vaccine (3 dose pre-exposure series) $171/dose
                        Rabies Antibody Screen (RFFIT - qualitative results)
                               Vet School Students           $25
                               UMC Faculty/Staff or Public $37

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Please Read Carefully!
☼      Persons needing the 3-dose primary pre-exposure rabies vaccination series must
       attend all 3 clinic days to receive vaccine on the recommended schedule.
☼      Persons needing booster dose of rabies vaccine may attend any one of the three
       clinic days. Please indicate day you will attend on Registration form.
       NOTE: a booster dose will not be given unless documented serological evidence of
       inadequate immunity is presented.
☼      Only blood drawn by Student Health Center (SHC) staff at these clinics will be sent
       for antibody testing. Blood specimens drawn elsewhere will not be accepted nor
       sent for testing. To submit specimens directly to the Kansas State University
       Rabies Lab, see human serological testing information at
       http://www.vet.ksu.edu/depts/dmp/service/rabies/index.htm                   08/2007
If you have questions, please contact Tina Wiedmaier, RN, UMC SHC Prevention Nurse, via email (preferred
method) at wiedmaiert@health.missouri.edu or by phone at 573-882-9666.



       Clinic is subject to cancellation based upon rabies vaccine availability or other unforeseen circumstance.

								
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