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Table 1 Analysis of post-exposure treatment failures per the risk factors predisposed to or regimens given to 80 patients who received any type of PEP, collected in Guangdong province

From: Rabies trend in China (1990–2007) and post-exposure prophylaxis in the Guangdong province

Factor Known cases
Multiple wounds and/or bite on head and neck 55 (68.8%)
Insufficient wound treatment 50 (62.5%)
Delay of two or more days 34 (42.5%)
No rabies immunoglobulin given 73 (91.3%)
No rabies vaccines given 74 (92.5%)