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The Children's Vaccine Initiative: Achieving the Vision G Immunization Schedules Table G-1 provides the immunization schedule recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). Table G-2 provides the immunization recommendations of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). Also provided in this Appendix is the immunization schedule recommended by the Pan American Health Organization and the the World Health Organization.
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The Children's Vaccine Initiative: Achieving the Vision TABLE G-1 Immunization Schedule Recommended by ACIP Age Vaccine Birth HBV 2 months HBV, DTP, OPV, Hib-CV 4 months HBV, DTP, OPV, Hib-CV 6 months HBV, DTP, Hib-CV 12 months Hib-CV 15 months DTaP or DTP, OPV, MMR, Hib-CV 4–6 years DTaP or DTP, OPV, MMR 14–16 years Td (every 10 years throughout life) NOTE: The recommended ages are not absolute; for example, age 2 months can be ages 6–10 weeks. All recommended vaccines can be given simultaneously. Hepatitis B vaccine may be given in either of 2 schedules: birth, 1–2 months, 6–18 months or 1–2 months, 4 months, 6–18 months. HibOC is given at 2,4,6, and 15 months; PRP-OMP is given at 2,4, and 12 months. DTaP is recommended for 15 months and 4–6 years, but whole-cell DTP may still be used if DTaP is not available. SOURCE: Adapted from the ACIP Recommended Immunization Schedule. Copies can be obtained from: National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mailstop E-05, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333.
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The Children's Vaccine Initiative: Achieving the Vision 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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