TITLE

Updated Recommendation from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) for Use of 7-Valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV7) in Children Aged 24-59 Months Who Are Not Completely Vaccinated

PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;4/4/2008, Vol. 57 Issue 13, p343
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the updated recommendation from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) for use of seven-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV7) in children aged 24-59 months. The said vaccine, is marketed as Prevnar and manufactured by Wyeth Vaccines and was approved by the Food and Drug Administration for infants and young children. The recommendation provided schedules for administering the drug to children who are only undervaccinated.
ACCESSION #
31655806

 

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