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Immunizations

Nov 15, 2005 Issue
Prevention of Meningococcal Disease [Article]

Invasive disease caused by Neisseria meningitidis has an average annual incidence of one case per 100,000 in the United States. The disease can be rapidly fatal or result in severe neurologic and vascular sequelae despite antibiotic therapy. Antibiotic chemoprophylaxis with rifampin, ciprofloxacin, ...


Aug 1, 2005 Issue
ACIP Recommendations on Meningococcal Disease [Practice Guidelines]

Updated recommendations on the management of meningococcal disease are available from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).


Jul 15, 2005 Issue
CDC Releases Guidelines for Improving Vaccination Rates Among High-Risk Adults [Practice Guidelines]

A review of interventions to improve influenza, pneumococcal polysaccharide, and hepatitis B vaccination coverage among high-risk adults younger than 65 years has been issued by the Task Force on Community Preventive Services of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).


Jan 1, 2005 Issue
Recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule, United States, 2005. [Practice Guidelines]

The 2005 Recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule, which is approved by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), and the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), is now available.


Dec 15, 2004 Issue
The 2005 Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule, United States, September 2004-October 2005 [Practice Guidelines]

The 2005 Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule by Age Group, Medical, and other Conditions, United States, October 2004–September 2005 is now available, as cooperation continues between the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), and t...


Sep 1, 2004 Issue
Update on Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine Shortage [Practice Guidelines]


May 15, 2004 Issue
Recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule, United States, July to December, 2004 [Practice Guidelines]

The recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule for July to December 2004 has been released by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).


Jan 1, 2004 Issue
Recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule, United States, January to June, 2004 and Update on Childhood Immunizations [Practice Guidelines]

The 2004 Recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule, January to June, is now available and includes updates on childhood immunizations.


Dec 15, 2003 Issue
The 2004 Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule [Practice Guidelines]

The Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule, United States, 2003–2004 is now available, as cooperation continues between the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG).


Sep 1, 2003 Issue
Smallpox Vaccine: Contraindications, Administration, and Adverse Reactions [Article]

Since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and the anthrax exposures in the following weeks, concern that smallpox could be used as a biologic weapon has increased. Public health departments and the U.S. military have begun the process of vaccinating soldiers and civilian first-responders. S...


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