A confirmed rabies case in a French resident in Cambodia, June 2015

J Travel Med. 2016 Feb 28;23(2):tav012. doi: 10.1093/jtm/tav012. Print 2016 Feb.


A case of confirmed rabies in a French resident is a wake-up call for improved access to timely and adequate rabies post-exposure prophylaxis for all those living in Cambodia, as well as for improved pre-exposure prevention in travellers to Cambodia and other highly endemic settings.

Keywords: Rabies; Southeast Asia; dog bite; post-exposure prophylaxis; pre-exposure prophylaxis; prevention; travelers.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Animals
  • Bites and Stings / complications*
  • Cambodia
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Dogs*
  • Female
  • France / ethnology
  • Humans
  • Rabies / diagnosis*
  • Rabies / etiology
  • Travel Medicine