Prophylaxis in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Prophylaxis

preventive treatment of a disease

Examples of Prophylaxis in a sentence

A special medication was prescribed before overseas travel as a prophylaxis to prevent malaria.  🔊

The study showed that out of several hundred patients who received an antibiotic prophylaxis, none became ill.  🔊

The pill-a-day prophylaxis was used to prevent women from becoming sick with an infection.  🔊

Many pediatric experts agreed that prolonged breastfeeding can be a prophylaxis, preventing the nursing infant from getting ear infections.  🔊

Post-exposure prophylaxis shots are given to those who have been exposed to rabies to prevent the disease.  🔊

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