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1

who should receive the zoster vaccine?

>60 yo with or without chronic medical conditions
one dose

2

what is a contraindication of zoster vaccine?

severe immunodeficiency

3

who should get influenza vaccine?

anyone once a year
-Live attenuated should be avoided by pregnant and immunocompromised patients

4

who is considered immune to MM?

those born before 1957

5

will MD document of dz suffice for MMR proof?

NOPE

6

who should get TDAP?

pregnant women with EACH pregnancy
3 doses for other adults

7

who should get varicella vaccines?

any adult w/o evidence of immunity
pregnant women POST partum

8

who should get HPV?

teen males and females
-up to age 26

9

when will second MMR be given?

students in post secondary education
health care workers
travel internationally

10

which form of MMR was considered not effective?

inactivated measles

11

who should have Rubella vaccine?

women of childbearing age
-if they are pregnant they should get the vaccine AFTER the pregnancy

12

who should get pneumococcal polysaccaride vaccine? (PPSV23)

>65 and older OR
<65 w/
-lung dz, CKD, CVD, liver dz, asplenia, chochlear implants, nursing home residents, HIV infected patients

13

how often do you give PPSV23?

every 5 yrs

14

who should get pneumococcal conjugate 13 (PCV 13)

>19 yo with immunocompromising conditions
-13 followed by 23

15

who should get HAV vaccine?

travelers
contact with international adoptee
men Sex with men
HAV research

16

how many doses of HAV are given?

two doses or maybe three (mixed with HB)

17

who should get HBV vaccine?

non monogamous persons
MSM
IV drug users
health care workers
ESRD
DM
HIV
ppl who live with ppl who have HB

18

how many doses of HBV are given?

three

19

Haemophilus influenzae type B vaccine is given to who?

sickle cell pt
leukemia pt
HIV infected
asplenia

20

what conditions would cause concern for HepA?

poor water quality
poor food sanitation

21

what countries are endemic for meningococcal meningitis?

nepal
sub-saharan Africa
Senegal
Ethiopia
Northern India
saudi Arabia

22

what conditions would cause concern for typhoid?

prolonged exposure to contaminated food and water
-completed 1 week prior to travel

23

where is yellow fever required?

equatorial Africa
parts of South and Central America
-Live so can not give to pregnant women

24

how often do you have to reimmunize against yellow fever?

every 10 yrs

25

who should get japanese b encephalitis?

ppl who plan to stay in Asia for 30 dys or longer

26

what are common fungal causes of infection?

candida
pneumocystis jirecki
aspergillus
zygomycetes

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