Vaccines Recommended for Adults based on age or risk

Vaccines Recommended for Adults based on age or risk

 

It is well known that vaccine is a very critical elements that provide immunity for people and decreasing the risk of acquiring infections e.g. hepatitis B, influenza, rubella, pertussis, and varicella also in certain conditions hospitals have to consider meningococcal disease, typhoid fever, and polio vaccination the above are generally required as occupational need in this article we will discuss certain vaccination recommended for individual based on their age of individual risk factors not because of exposure like the above diseases vaccination

Vaccines Recommended for Adults based on age or risk

Vaccines Recommended for Adults based on age or risk

 

Pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PPSV). is recommended for healthy persons aged ≥65 years, also for persons aged <65 years with certain underlying medical conditions, e.g. anatomic or functional asplenia, immunocompromise chronic lung, heart or kidney disease, and diabetes.

 

Tetanus and diphtheria toxoids (Td). Adults should have documentation of having received an age-appropriate series of Td-containing vaccine and a routine booster dose every 10 years. Persons without documentation of having received a Td series should receive a 3-dose series. The first dose of the series should be administered as Tdap .

 

Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine. Either quadrivalent HPV vaccine (Gardasil) or bivalent HPV vaccine (Cervarix) is recommended for females at age 11 or 12 years with catch-up vaccination recommended through age 26 years. Quadrivalent HPV vaccine (Gardasil) may be administered to males aged 9–26 years.

 

Zoster vaccine. Zoster vaccine is recommended for the prevention of HZ (shingles) in persons aged ≥60 years. Transmission of vaccine virus from the recipient to a contact has not been reported. Consequently, limiting or restricting work activities for persons who recently received zoster vaccine is not necessary.

 

Hepatitis A vaccine. Hepatitis A vaccine is recommended for person with chronic liver disease, international travelers, and certain other groups at increased risk for exposure to hepatitis A.

 

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