Abbreviations Used in This Report
ABL Australian bat lyssavirus
ACIP Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices
ARAV Aravan bat virus
CPRV Chromatographically purified Vero-cell rabies vaccine
CSTE Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists
CVS Challenge standard virus
EBL European bat lyssavirus
FDA Food and Drug Administration
GMT Geometric mean titer
HDCV Human diploid cell vaccine
HRIG Human rabies immune globulin
IgG Immune globulin
IRKV Irkut bat virus
KHUV Khujand bat virus
NTV Nerve tissue rabies vaccine
PCECV Purified chick embryo cell vaccine
PHKC Purified hamster kidney cell
RFFIT Rapid fluorescent focus inhibition test
RIG Rabies immune globulin
RVA Rabies vaccine adsorbed
VAERS Vaccine Adverse Events Reporting System
WCBV West Caucasian bat virus
WHO World Health Organization
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