Case report of post sheep brain rabies vaccine neuroparalytic complications at Tikur Anbessa Teaching Hospital, in Ethiopia.
Ethiop Med J. 2011 Oct ;49(4):373-6. PMID: 23409403
We report four cases of ascending paralysis admitted to Tikur Anbessa Specialized Hospital (TASH) within six months period between December 2010 and June 2011 following administration of sheep brain tissue anti rabies vaccine for presumed rabies exposure. The paralysis started after a minimum of twelve doses of the vaccine. Two of the patients were discharged with severe paralysis and two died in the hospital.