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Haemophilus Immunization

 

Haemophilus Immunization

H. influenzae type b Vaccination in Children Immunized Beginning at 2 to 6 Months of Age

Vaccine Product Total Number of Doses Regimens
Pedvax HIB (PRP-OMP) 3 2 doses two months apart plus booster at 12-15 months, which must be at least two months after previous dose. Any vaccine may be used for the booster.
Hib TITER (HbOC), ActHIB (PRP-T) 4 3 doses two months apart plus booster at 15 months (Hib TITER) or 15-18 months (ActHIB), which must be at least two months after previous dose. Any vaccine may be used for the booster.


H. influenzae type b Vaccination When the Initial Vaccination was Delayed Until 7 Months of Age or Older
Age at Initiation Vaccine Product Total Doses Regimens
7-11 months any vaccine Pedvax HIB or Hib TITER or ActHIB 3 2 doses at 2 month intervals plus booster at 12- 18 months (at least 2 months after second dose)
12-14 months any vaccine 2 2 doses 2 months apart
15-59 months any vaccine 2 2 doses 2 months apart
15-59 months any vaccine 1 Single dose of any product
>=5 years any vaccine 1 Only recommended for children with chronic illness known to be associated with an increased risk for H flu disease.

 


 
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