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1

what are the pneumococcal vaccines (2)

Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vacc (PPSV23) AND Pneumococcal Conjugate Valent Vacc (PCV 13)

2

who gets the PPSV23 vacc? (3)

long term care residents, HIV positives, everyone 65 and older (CKD, lung dz, liver dz, asplenic, COCHLEAR IMPLANTS)

3

how often is PPSV23 given

every 5 yrs

4

who gets the PCV13 vacc (one dose only ever)

those older than 19 with immunocompromising conditions

5

what is the protocol for administering the pneumococcal vaccs?

single dose PCV followed by PPSV23 2 months later

6

what vaccine should functional asplenics including SC pts, leukemic, and HIV positive pts receive

H flu type B (Hib), pneumococcal vaccs

7

how effective is cholera vacc

not very - WHO doesn't require

8

this vacc is recommended for travel to Saudi Arabia, Nepal, N India, and most of Africa

Meningoccal Meningitis

9

what vaccine is now considered irrelevant

plague

10

when should typhoid vacc be obtained

1 week before travel to developing countries with poor water supply, contaminated food

11

when is Yellow Fever vacc indicated

every ten years in Equatorial Africa, S America, Central America

12

when is Japanese B Encephalitis vacc indicated

when you will be in Asia 30 days or longer

13

What type of meningococcal vacc should be given to ages 2-10 and greater than 55 y/o

Meningococcal Polysaccharide Vacc (MPSV4)

14

What type of meningococcal vacc should be given to 11-55 y/o's

Meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV4)

15

when is the meningococcal vacc given (besides for travel) and which vaccine?

upon entry to HS, should be given MCV4