SPM – MCQ 91 – Treatment of class III dog bite

For the treatment of case a of class III dog bite, all of the following are correct except:
A. Give Immunoglobulins for passive immunity
B. Give ARV
C. Immediately stitch wound under antibiotic coverage
D. Immediately wash wound with soap and water

Correct answer : C. Immediately stitch wound under antibiotic coverage

Immediate stitching of bite wounds is contraindicated. It increases the trauma and increases the spread of virus into deeper tissues.

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