TABLE G-2 Immunization Schedule Recommended by AAP

Age

DTP

Polio

MMR

Hepatitis Ba

Haemoghilus

Tetanus-Diphtheria

Birth

 

 

 

X

 

 

1–2 months

 

 

 

X

 

 

2 months

X

X

 

 

X

 

4 months

X

X

 

 

X

 

6 months

X

 

 

 

Xb

 

6–18 months

 

 

 

X

 

 

12–15 months

 

 

 

 

Xb

 

15 months

 

 

X

 

Xb

 

15–18 months

Xc

X

 

 

 

 

4–6 years

Xc

X

 

 

 

 

11–12 years

 

 

Xd

 

 

 

14–16 years

 

 

 

 

 

X

a Infants of mothers who tested seropositive for hepatitis B (HBsAg+) must receive hepatitis B immune globulin (HBIG) at or shortly after the first dose. These infants also will require a second hepatitis B vaccine dose at 1 month and a third hepatitis B vaccine injection at 6 months of age.

b Depends on previous Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccine given.

c For the fourth and fifth dose, the acellular (DTaP) pertussis vaccine may be substituted for the DTP vaccine.

d Except where public health authorities require otherwise.

SOURCE: Used with permission of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Schedule.

TABLE G-3 Immunization Schedule Recommended for EPI

Contact

Age

Vaccines

1

Birth

BCG and OPV

2

6 weeks

DTP and OPV

3

10 weeks

DTP and OPV

4

14 weeks

DTP and OPV

5

9 months

Measles

 

SOURCE: Expanded Program on Immunization, World Health Organization; Pan American Health Organization. Provided by Ciro de Quadros, Pan American Health Organization.



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