We agreed we should revaccinate
with a different product, and then run another titer test.
Farmers who took the decision to vaccinate last year will also need to revaccinate
in 2009," said Dr Glossop.
A potentially safer alternative for protecting infants, he says, is to revaccinate
family members and other people likely to have contact with the babies.
The study opens the door to consider whether the most effective strategy would be to revaccinate
adolescents in order to restore their immunity to these viruses," not the development of a new vaccine against new strains of the mumps virus, the FDA statement said.
The most conservative approach is to revaccinate
if a patient received vaccine that had been stored at improper temperatures, he said.
once after 5 years or more have elapsed since initial
The positive antibody test result is fairly straightforward; it shows you don't have to revaccinate
for these viruses.
The AAHA guidelines separate vaccines into different categories--core, noncore, and not recommended at all--and suggest that veterinarians revaccinate
for core diseases such as parvovirus and distemper no more than every three years.
Until we have further information to the contrary, I'm going to continue to revaccinate
There are just times when it doesn't make sense to revaccinate
For questionable oral polio vaccination, either reimmunize with inactive polio vaccine (IPV) or do serologic testing; if levels are low, revaccinate
with IPV In a child who has reportedly received three IPV doses, either reimmunize on the grounds that the child may not have actually received the shots, or test for type-specific antibody and reimmunize if this is low.
Herold et al clearly demonstrate the negative impact that poor prior documentation has when immunization strategies change, resulting in unnecessary use of health care dollars to revaccinate
individuals who do not have proper documentation.