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Immunizations

Mar 15, 2009 Issue
ACIP Releases Guideline on Prevention of Pertussis, Tetanus, and Diptheria in Pregnant Women and Newborns [Practice Guidelines]

Two tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccines were licensed in 2005 for use in adults and adolescents in the United States. The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that physic...


Jan 15, 2009 Issue
ACIP Releases 2009 Adult Immunization Schedule [Practice Guidelines]

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released the 2009 recommended adult immunization schedule.


Jan 1, 2009 Issue
ACIP Releases 2009 Child and Adolescent Immunization Schedules [Practice Guidelines]

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released the 2009 child and adolescent immunization schedules.


Jun 1, 2008 Issue
Update on Immunizations in Children and Adolescents [Article]

Over the past few years, there have been many changes to the recommendations for children and adolescents by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. These include dividing the immunization schedule into two parts (i.e., ages birth to six years and seven to 18 years, with catch-up schedules...


Mar 15, 2008 Issue
ACS Releases Guidelines for HPV Vaccination [Practice Guidelines]

An expert panel was convened by the American Cancer Society (ACS) to review the data on human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines and to develop recommendations for their use. This group worked independently from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control an...


Jan 1, 2008 Issue
ACIP Releases 2008 Child and Adolescent Immunization Schedules [Practice Guidelines]

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) has released the 2008 recommended immunization schedules for children and adolescents. There are no significant additions to this year's schedule, however, formatting has been simplified and footnotes have been updated for hepatitis B, pneumococcal, meningococcal, and influenza vaccines.


Nov 15, 2007 Issue
ACIP Releases 2007-08 Adult Immunization Schedule [Practice Guidelines]

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) has released the 2007–08 adult immunization schedule.


Nov 1, 2007 Issue
ACIP Issues Revised Recommendations on Meningococcal Conjugate Vaccine [Practice Guidelines]

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has expanded its recommendations on vaccination with quadrivalent meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV4; Menactra).


Oct 1, 2007 Issue
CDC Reports on Postmarketing Safety of the Rotateq Vaccine [Practice Guidelines]

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have monitored the postmarketing safety of Rotateq through the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System and the Vaccine Safety Datalink. The CDC determined that there was not a statistically significant risk...


Sep 15, 2007 Issue
ACIP Recommends the Use of Tdap in Adults [Practice Guidelines]

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommends the routine use of a tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis vaccine (Tdap; Adacel) among adults 19 to 64 years of age who have not already received a dose of Tdap.


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