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What type of pathogen is used for live vaccines?
active, but weakened strain of the virus
What type of pathogen is used for killed/inactivated vaccines?
What type of pathogen is used for toxoids?
Inactivated bacterial toxins
Which type of vaccination is confers the greatest immunity?
How are live vaccines generally dosed?
1-2 doses (1 dose and a booster)
Only given to those >1 yo d/t possible interference of circulating maternal antibodies
How are inactivated vaccines generally dosed?
In a series, 4 wks between shots
Last dose 6mo after 1st dose or 2nd to last dose
How are toxoids generally dosed?
In a series
Boosters required for life
How are live vaccines spaced from other vaccines?
Live vaccines can be given simultaneously, but if they are not, the must be 28d apart
Separate by at least 1yr from blood products
What are the SE associated with live vaccines?
milder version of the disease
What are the SE associated with inactivated vaccines?
generally only mild injection site reactions
What are the SE associated with toxoids?
More local tissue reactions than other vaccines (most likely d/t adjuvants)
Which vaccines are live?
Which vaccinations are inactivated?
Which vaccinations are toxoids?
What should you do if a patient has a serious adverse reaction to a vaccine?
Report it to VAERS
Which vaccines are recommended for the immunocompromised?
Which vaccines are CI in the immunocompromised?
Which vaccines are recommended in Pregnancy?
Td (if indicated)
Which vaccines are CI in pregnancy?
Which vaccines are recommended in Asplenia?
Which vaccines are recommended for the elderly?
Which vaccines are scheduled for teens?
How is Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis scheduled for adults?
Replace one booster with Tdap
Td q 10y thereafter