How many doses is ActHIB?
How many doses is ActHIB?
ActHIB vaccine is administered as a four-dose series (0.5 mL per dose) as: A primary three-dose series of a single dose at 2, 4, and 6 months of age. A single booster dose at 15 through 18 months of age.
What is Hib Schedule A?
Infants and children# Hib-containing vaccine is recommended in a 4-dose schedule for infants at 2, 4, 6 and 18 months of age. Infants can have their 1st dose as early as 6 weeks of age. If the 1st dose is given at 6 weeks of age, infants should still receive their next scheduled doses at 4 months and 6 months of age.
What is the recommended schedule for giving ActHIB vaccine to an infant?
Number and Timing of Doses If ActHIB®, Hiberix®, Pentacel®, or Vaxelis™ is used, give 3 doses: 1 dose at 2 months of age. 1 dose at 4 months of age. 1 dose at 6 months of age.
How many doses is PedvaxHIB?
PedvaxHIB® [Haemophilus b Conjugate Vaccine (Meningococcal Protein Conjugate)] is administered in a 2-dose primary regimen before 14 months of age.
Which Hib vaccine is 3 doses?
Routine Vaccination of Infants and Children CDC recommends routine administration of a conjugate Hib vaccine series beginning at age 2 months (Table 1): Infants 2 through 6 months of age should receive either: A 3-dose series of ActHIB®, Hiberix®, Pentacel®, or Vaxelis™ A 2-dose series of PedvaxHIB.
How do you administer ActHIB?
ActHIB vaccine is administered as a single dose (0.5 mL) by intramuscular injection into the anterolateral aspect of the thigh or deltoid. Discard unused portion. Do not administer this product intravenously, intradermally, or subcutaneously.
How many doses of Hib are recommended?
Three doses or four doses, depending on the brand of the Hib vaccine, are recommended for children by doctors as the best way to protect against Hib disease.
How do you administer an ActHIB shot?
After reconstitution, the vaccine should be administered via the intramuscular or subcutaneous route. The preferred injection site for children under 2 years of age is anterolateral thigh. In older children the vaccine may be given at the anterolateral thigh or deltoid region.
How many doses of Hib vaccine are needed?
Hib vaccine is usually given in 3 or 4 doses (depending on brand). Infants will usually get their first dose of Hib vaccine at 2 months of age and will usually complete the series at 12–15 months of age.
How far apart should Hib vaccine be given?
Doses given before 12 months of age should be separated by at least 4 weeks. A booster dose (which will be dose 3 or 4 depending on vaccine type used in primary series) of any Hib-containing vaccine is recommended at age 12 through 15 months and at least 8 weeks after the most recent Hib dose.
Is Hib 3 or 4 doses?
CDC recommends a booster dose of any licensed conjugate Hib vaccine at age 12 through 15 months. Administer the booster dose at least 8 weeks after the most recent Hib vaccination. The booster dose will be dose 3 or 4 depending on vaccine type used in the primary series.
Is Hib booster necessary?
CDC recommends Hib vaccination for all children younger than 5 years old. Older children and adults usually do not need a Hib vaccine, unless they have certain medical conditions. Talk to your or your child’s doctor if you have questions about Hib vaccines.