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Question 1:
When was the Post-exposure prophylaxis?
11th century
June 2009
March 2009
February 2009

Question 2: The treatment consists of repeated injections of rabies vaccine and ________.
Adaptive immune systemAntibodyAutoantibodyImmune system

Question 3: Several studies in humans and mice provide evidence that treatment with the ________ Famciclovir soon after the first infection with herpes can significantly lower the chance of future symptomatic outbreaks of herpes.
Antiviral drugVaccineAntibioticATC code J05

Question 4: Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) is any prophylactic treatment started immediately after exposure to a pathogen (such as a disease-causing ________), in order to prevent infection by the pathogen and the development of disease.
AdenoviridaeHerpes simplex virusRotavirusVirus

Question 5: As a result, some doctors and patients have opted for ________.
AntidepressantBupropionTricyclic antidepressantOff-label use

Question 6: The antiretroviral regimen used in PEP (see highly active antiretroviral therapy) requires close compliance and can have unpleasant side effects including malaise, fatigue, ________, headache, nausea and vomiting.
Traveler's diarrheaGastroenteritisDiarrheaAbdominal pain

Question 7: PEP is commonly and very effectively used to prevent the outbreak of ________ after a bite by a rabid animal.
Tick-borne encephalitisRabiesViral hemorrhagic feverArbovirus encephalitis

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