Source: Journal of Family Practice, 2015 September;64(9):573-576.
Doug Campos-Outcalt, MD, MPA
Medical Director, Mercy Care Plan, Phoenix, Ariz
One IIV trivalent product can now be given with a needle-free jet injector. A recombinant vaccine formulation is available for those who have egg allergy. The algorithm for dosing in children now asks just one question.
- the timing of vaccination,
- reviews a new algorithm for deciding on the number of doses for children ages 6 months through 8 years,
- and raises issues to consider when thinking about specific products for individual patients.