The total cost of an average PEP  course typically ranges between $40 – 49 US  in Africa and Asia as shown in this study, but costs could be much higher in certain settings. These estimates include the cost of biologicals and of their administration (materials for injection such as syringes, needles, swabs, etc. and staff salaries), and patient costs (transport costs to and from medical facilities and loss of income). Click here to view another study that quantified the economics of rabies control in dogs and humans.
- Photo courtesy of the Serengeti Carnivore Disease Project