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Tuesday, 13 August 2013

NATIONAL IMMUNIZATION SCHEDULE+ INDIAN ASSOCIATION OF PEDIATRICS RECOMMENDATIONS


Time
Vaccine
At birth
BCG
OPV-0 dose
6 weeks
BCG (if not given at birth)
DPT-1
OPV-1
Hepatitis B-1
Hib Conjugate
10 weeks
DPT-2
OPV-2
Hepatitis B-2
Hib Conjugate
14 weeks
DPT-3
OPV-3
Hepatitis B-3
Hib Conjugate
9 months
Measles
Vitamin A solution
15 months
MMR
16-24 months
DPT booster
OPV booster
Vitamin A solution-then given in  every 6 month till 5 years of age
5-6 years
OPV
DT
Second dose 1 month later(usually second dose of DT is given, when there is no evidence of previous immunization with DPT)
10 years and 16 years
TT
Second dose of TT 1month later(usually second dose of TT is given, when there is no evidence of previous immunization with DPT,DT or TT vaccines)




Typhoid vaccine- 2 years, 5 years ,8 years and 12 years

In pregnancy

Early- TT-1 ( usually given at first trimester as soon as the pregnancy is confirmed or during the first antenatal visit) or Booster dose

One month after- TT-2

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