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​Rabies Immune Globulin

Transfusion Medicine

​Alternate Product Names
  • RIG​
  • Imogam
  • HyperRAB S/D
​Indications
  • ​Post exposure prophylaxis against rabies infection
​Resource Information

​Product Monograph:

Availability
 
​RUH​SCH​SPHHumboldt​       Wadena    Watrous  ​
Yes​​No​NoYes
​Yes​Yes
  • SCH and SPH requests will be transported from RUH as requests are received
Pretransfusion Testing Requirements
  • ​None required
Forms Required

​Saskatoon:

Ordering
  • Product must be approved for use by the Medical Health Officer at 306-655-4620
​Notes
  • Lab only:
    • TIG/HBIG/Hepatitis B/RIG/Rabies Vaccine Recipients Form (DC-101) shall be completed and faxed to Disease Control Public Health Services (PHS) when product issued
    • Indication of PHS notification shall be made in Transfusion Medicine LIS
  • Nursing staff only:
    • Accompanying forms must be completed at the time of administration of vaccine and faxed to PHS 306-655-4723
  • A Transfusion Medicine/Canadian blood Services chart report is NOT required for product infusion
​Administration
  • ​See product monograph
  • Contains human protein; informed patient consent required for this product
  • Should be administered promptly after exposure, in conjuction with a rabies vaccine

 

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Laboratory Controlled Document LSM-807 v2

Last Modified: Wednesday, October 5, 2016 |
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