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Measles: post-exposure prophylaxis

Guidance on the use of post exposure prophylaxis for measles in high risk groups.

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Guidance for measles post-exposure prophylaxis

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This guidance summarises the evidence for the effectiveness of post exposure prophylaxis (PEP) for measles and provides advice on the assessment for PEP for high risk groups, in the following order of priority:

  • immunosuppressed individuals
  • pregnant women and infants
Published 1 May 2009
Last updated 11 August 2017 + show all updates
  1. Revised post-exposure prophylaxis guidance: details of changes on page 4.
  2. First published.