Immunizations for 6 18 years Children Administered at Nyle Hospital
Each childat last touches the stage of independency leaving behind the memories of childhood, where every single activity was never complete without mothers support. However, moms are very conscious about the health conditions and the preventive immunizations for their growing kids. It is high time for mothers to discuss with their paediatrician regarding the immunization shots that must be given after 5 years until 18 years. Even missed vaccinations can be discussed with the healthcare provider along with the choice of giving optional vaccinations.
Apart from the vaccinations administered to children up to 5 years of age, there are certain vaccinations that are recommended by the Indian Academy of Paediatricians (IAP) for children falling between 7 and 18 years of age. The following is the list of immunization schedule suggested for children between 7- 10 years:
7 10 years
11 12 years
13 18 years
|Tdap||1 dose if suggested||1 dose||1 dose if suggested|
|HPV only for female children||3 doses||Complete HPV series|
Complete 2 dose Varicella series
Complete 2 dose MMR series
1 dose each year
Complete 2 dose HepA series
Complete 3 dose HepB series
1 dose over a period of 3 years
|Japanese Encephalitis vaccine||
Catch-up until 15 years
|PPSV||Optional and administered as per health-risk and preference of the individual|
|MCV4||Optional and administered as per health-risk and preference of the individual|
Tetanus and Diphtheria Toxoids and Acellular Pertussis Vaccine (Tdap)
Administered for children at the age of 11 or 12 who completed the usual DTP/DTaP immunization series or those who have not been injected with tetanus and diphtheria toxoid (Td) booster dose.
Human Papillomavirus Vaccine (HPV)
It is recommended for preventing vulvar, vaginal and cervical cancers as well as genital warts in females. The first dose is administered to girls at the age of 11 or 12. The 2nd and the 3rd doses are given 1 to 2 months and 6 months after the 1st dose respectively.
Meningococcal Conjugate Vaccine (MCV4)
It is administered at the age of 11 or 12 years, or between 13 and 18 years, if not vaccinated previously.
Administered to children from 6 months to 18 years every year. Two doses are given to less than 9 years children who receive it for the 1st time.
Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine (PPSV)
Administered to kids with specific medical conditions, such as cochlear implant. Revaccination is necessary after 5 years to kids with anatomic or functional asplenia or with immunocompromising condition.
Hepatitis A Vaccine (HepA)
Two doses are administered to children with a gap of 6 months.
Hepatitis B vaccine (HepB)
Three dose series are administered to children at 11 to 15 years of age who were not vaccinated previously.
Measles, Mumps and Rubella Vaccine (MMR)
Two doses are administered with a gap of 28 days for those who didnt receive it previously, or 2nd dose for those who was administered with only single dose.
Two doses are administered for 7 to 18 years children with weak immunity or who didnt receive it previously, or 2nd dose for those who were administered with only one dose.