Immunization in Czech Republic

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Immunization

Hexavaccine[✎ edit | edit source]

Hexavaccine contains:

  • diphteria – anatoxine;
  • pertussis – acellular antigenes of Bordetella pertussis: anatoxine, hemaglutinine, pertaktine;
  • tetanus – anatoxine;
  • polio – (inactivated) virus poliomyelitis (type 1–3), Salk vaccine
  • hepatitis B – recombinant HBsAg (rDNA Antigenum tegiminis hepatitidis B);
  • Haemophillus influenzae type B - adsorbed conjugated polysacharide vaccine againts Haemophilus influenzae type b.

More information about doses can be found in immunization schedule table.

Aplication: intramuscular.

Measles, Mumps and Rubella[✎ edit | edit source]

MMR immunization is performed with live vaccine on the first fay of 15th month of child. The second dose should be performed 6–10 months later.

Aplication: subcutaneous.

Immunization againts TBC[✎ edit | edit source]

Vaccination againts TBC has been in the Czech republic cancelled since November 2010.

Immunization Schedule in the Czech Republic[✎ edit | edit source]

This immunization schedule is performed since 1 November 2010.[1]

Age Hexavaccine Measles, mumps and rubella (MMR)
3 months 1st dose of hexavaccine
4 months 2nd dose of hexavaccine
5 months 3rd dose of hexavaccine
6-9 months
10-14 months 4th dose of hexavaccine
15-16 months 1st dose of MMR
17-18 months
19-20 months
21-25 months 2nd dose of MMR
2-4 years
5 years 5th dose of diphteria, tetanus, pertussis
10 years 5th dose of polio, 6th dose of diphteria, tetanus and pertussis
20-25 years 7th dose of tetanus

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References[✎ edit | edit source]

  1. PETRÁŠ, M. Očkování, internetové informační centrum : Očkovací kalendář v ČR (2010) [online]. ©2011. [cit. 2011-05-28]. <http://www.vakciny.net/principy_ockovani/pr_04.html>.

Bibliography[✎ edit | edit source]

  • GEIZEROVÁ, Helena. Epidemiologie – vybrané kapitoly pro seminární a praktická cvičení. 1. edition. Karolinum, 1995. 83 pp. ISBN 80-7184-179-X.