Viral Vaccines Flashcards Preview

Rheum/Musculoskeletal/Derm Week 3 > Viral Vaccines > Flashcards

Flashcards in Viral Vaccines Deck (10):
1

Note: Persons with altered immune systems should receive live vaccines (MMR, varicella, zoster, yellow fever, BCG, rotavirus)

T.

2

What is the dosing schedule for MMR-1?

12-15 months; 3-5 years

3

What is the dosing schedule for MMR-2?

4-6 years (not before 13 months)

4

What is the dosing schedule for Varicella-1?

12-15 months; 3-5 years

5

What is the dosing schedule for Varicella-2?

4-6 years

6

What are some contraindications to the MMR vaccine?

-allergies
-pregnancy
-severe immunodeficiency

7

What are some precautions to the MMR vaccine?

-recent receipt of Ab-containg blood products
-Hx of thrombocytopenia or purpura
-Need for tuberculin skin testing
-moderate acute illness with or without fever

8

Situations misperceived as contraindications to MMR vaccine?

-positive tuberculin skin test
-breastfeeding
-pregnancy of others in household
-being female of child-bearing age
-immunodeficient family member or close contact
-egg allergy
-asymptomatic HIV infection

9

Note that the risk of experiencing febrile seizures in patients 12-23 months of age with a combination MMRV vaccine is higher than those receiving septa MMR and varicella injections

Note that the risk of experiencing febrile seizures in patients 12-23 months of age with a combination MMRV vaccine is higher than those receiving septa MMR and varicella injections

10

There is NO link between GI illness and autism with MMR vaccines

There is NO link between GI illness and autism with MMR vaccines