As expected, the PCV vaccine carries with it a relatively hefty price tag?up to P5,000 in some clinics, while the PPSV
vaccine is less expensive?around P1,500 in most clinics.
Two effective and safe interventions include the annual influenza vaccine and PPSV
. Protect your staffs family members by discussing the facility's immunization program with the medical staff and receiving an annual flu vaccine and PPSV
* The "Pneumococcal polysaccharide (PPSV) vaccination" footnote (8) has been revised to include additional examples of functional and anatomic asplenia.
* The "Revaccination with PPSV" footnote (9) has been revised to clarify guidance for those aged 65 years and older who had been vaccinated with PPSV23 before age 65 and for whom at least 5 years has passed since their previous dose.
--age 65 years and older without a history of PPSV vaccination;
* Routine use of PPSV is not recommended for American Indians/Alaska Natives or other persons younger than 65 years of age unless they have underlying medical conditions that are PPSV indications.
* The revaccination with PPSV footnote (#8) clarifies that onetime revaccination after 5 years only applies to persons with indicated chronic conditions who are aged 19 through 64 years.
Routine use of PPSV is not recommended for American Indians/ Alaska Natives or persons aged less than 65 years unless they have underlying medical conditions that are PPSV indications.
Routine use of PPSV
is not recommended for American Indians/Alaska Natives or persons aged <65 years unless they have underlying medical conditions that are PPSV
(7.) Pneumococcal polysaccharide (PPSV
) vaccination Medical indications: Chronic lung disease (including asthma); chronic cardiovascular diseases; diabetes mellitus; chronic liver diseases, cirrhosis; chronic alcoholism, chronic renal failure or nephrotic syndrome; functional or anatomic asplenia (e.g., sickle cell disease or splenectomy [if elective splenectomy is planned, vaccinate at least 2 weeks before surgery]); immunocompromising conditions; and cochlear implants and cerebrospinal fluid leaks.