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Travel Vaccines

TRAVEL / ADULT VACCINATIONS


PROTECTION AGAINST

VACCINE

COURSE

EFFECTIVE PERIOD

RECOMMENDED FOR

HEPATITIS A

Havrix/ Twinrix

0/6 mths

20 yrs

Asia/ Africa/ S America

HEPATITIS B

Engerix/ Twinrix

0/1/6 mths

5 yrs

East/ S.E. Asia

TYPHOID

Typhim (Inj)

Vivotif (oral)

Inj: 1 dose

Oral: 3 doses e.o.d

3 yrs

Asia/ Africa/ S America

TETANUS/ DIPHTHERIA & PERTUSSIS: Tdap

Boostrix

1 booster dose

10 yrs

ALL Adults

POLIO

OPV

1 booster dose



INFLUENZA

Fluquadri

1 dose

Annual

ALL

MENINGOCOCCUS

Menactra

1 dose

3-5 yrs


CHOLERA/ Traveller’s Diarrhoea  (ETEC)

Dukoral (oral)

Ad:2 doses, once/ wk.

Ch: 3 doses, once/wk Complete 1 wk b4 trip

Cholera: 2 yrs

ETEC: 6 mths

Potential exposure to contaminated water/ food

DENGUE

Dengvaxia

3 doses: 0/6/12 mths


12 -45 yr old , if have had Dengue before

RABIES




If visiting rural low land areas

JAPANESE ENCEPHALITIS

Ixiaro

2 doses: 0/,28 days

2 yrs

In rural/ agricultural areas

MALARIA

Mephaquin

Malarone

Doxycycline


Taken before, during and post trip


YELLOW FEVER

Stamaril

1 dose

Lifetime

Compulsory in some countries/ If coming from countries with YF