VACCINE INFORMATION STATEMENT. Pneumococcal. Pneumococcal Vaccination: Information for Healthcare. Pneumococcal Vaccination: Summary of Who and When to.

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A total of patients of whom completed the study were either given the two vaccines together at separate injection sites concomitant group or the pneumococcal vaccine on day 1 followed by zoster vaccine on week 4 nonconcomitant group. December 6, Content source: Pneumococcus can cause many types of illnesses, including ear and sinus infections, pneumovx, and bloodstream infections.

CDC recommends pneumococcal vaccination for all adults 65 years pneumovwx older. Pneumococcal disease is caused by bacteria that can spread from person to person through close contact.

You can also contact your state health department to learn more about where to get pneumococcal vaccines in your community. December cdf, Content source: Because of age or health conditions, some people should not get certain vaccines or should wait before getting them.

People sometimes faint after a medical procedure, including vaccination. Rates of invasive pneumococcal disease caused by some serotypes not in PCV7 increased between and Vaccination against pneumococcus can prevent many of these illnesses and deaths.


The tables below provide detailed information by medical condition. Licensure of valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine for adults aged 50 years and older.

Vaccine Information Statement | Pneumococcal Conjugate | VIS | CDC

Pneumococcal bacteria spread from person to person through coughing, sneezing, and close contact. In a California study, PCV7 protected more than 9 in 10 babies from invasive disease caused by vaccine serotypes. About 1 out of 3 had a mild fever, and about 1 in 20 had a fever over In the nonconcomitant group, peumovax GMT of varicella—zoster response was There are two kinds of pneumococcal vaccines available in the United States: Problems that could happen after any vaccine: Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine is part of the routine childhood immunization schedule.

Pharmacists and other health professionals will need to decide whether Zostavax and Pneumovax can be given together. Vaccines, like any cec, can have side effects. See this table for additional details. Pneumococcal conjugate pnemovax Pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine CDC recommends pneumococcal conjugate vaccine for all children younger than 2 years old, all adults 65 years or older, and people 2 through 64 years old with certain medical conditions.

Pneumococcal Vaccination: Summary of Who and When to Vaccinate

General recommendations on immunization. Courtesy of the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases.

Cerebrospinal fluid leaks Cochlear implant s. Studies showed PCV7 was highly effective in preventing invasive pneumococcal disease caused by serotypes included in the vaccine vaccine serotypes in young children. CDC is not responsible for Section compliance accessibility on other federal or private website.


Not a member of APhA? The study demonstrated no differences in the two groups in the GMT of pneumococcal polysaccharide serotypes 3, 14, 19A, pnemuovax 22F.

Summary of Who and When to Vaccinate. A study in the Netherlands included approximately 85, adults 65 years or older. InACIP updated its recommendations for administering the valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine, which is better known as Pneumovax. Children younger than 2 years old should not get this vaccine.

This was based on a nonpublished, Merck-sponsored, randomized clinical study to determine whether Pneumovax and Zostavax are safe and immunogenic when given together versus given alone in adults 60 years or older. Your spleen contains immune cells that are capable of recognizing Streptococcus pneumoniae, and they are an important part of your defensive response to this organism.