Pneumococcal vaccination for cochlear implant candidates and recipients: updated recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices.

  • Published 2003 in MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report

Abstract

In October 2002, CDC recommended that all persons with cochlear implants receive age-appropriate pneumococcal vaccination with 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV7) (Prevnar), 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PPV23) (Pneumovax), or both according to the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) schedules for persons at high… (More)

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@article{2003PneumococcalVF, title={Pneumococcal vaccination for cochlear implant candidates and recipients: updated recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices.}, author={}, journal={MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report}, year={2003}, volume={52 31}, pages={739-40} }