St. Brigid's Centre
St. Brigid's Centre
St. Brigid's Centre

Children's Vaccinations Schedule adopted at St. Brigid's Centre

Type of Vaccine Vaccine dose regime according to age as recommended Route of Administration
 Diptheria+Tetanus+Pertussis
(acellular)+Polio+Hib+ Hepatitis B
 Age 2,3,4 months and 18 months
 IM
Diptheria+Tetanus+Pertussis
(acellular)+Polio+Hib
Age 2,3,4 months and a booster dose in 2nd year of life (preferably 11-13months) IM
Diptheria+Tetanus+Pertussis (acellular)+Polio A single dose at 4 years of age (can be used from 16months -13yrs of age) IM
Heptavalent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine Age 2,4,11 months or 7-11 months 2 doses + booster dose in second year of life or 12-23 months 2 doses (at 1 month interval between doses)> 24 months – 5 years ( 1 single dose) IM
Hepatitis B (10µg/0.5ml) 0, 1, 6 months or 0, 1, 2 and 12 months IM
Hepatitis B (20µg/1ml) 0, 1, 6 months or 0, 1, 2 and 12 months or 0, 7, 21 days and 12 months IM
Hepatitis A 720 ELU/ml 0, 6 months IM
Hepatitis A 1440 ELU/ml 0, 6 months IM
Hepatitis A+Hepatitis B 0, 1, 6 months IM
Hepatitis A+Hepatitis B 0, 1, 6 months or 0, 7, 21 days and 12 months IM
Measles+Mumps+Rubella 15 months of age and 7 years of age SC
Chickenpox 1 dose from 12 months of age to 13 years included & 2 doses from 13 yrs to adult (dose interval should be within 6-10 weeks)
SC
Meningococcal polysaccharide serogroups A,C,W135,Y A single dose for both adults and children 2 years of age and older Deep SC
Rotavirus 2 doses, with interval of at least 4 weeks, from 6 weeks of age to be completed by 24 weeks of age Oral
Typhoid A single dose for both adults and children 2 years of age and older IM
Influenza A single dose (0.5mls) for both adults and children from 36months; 0.25mls for children from 6-35months of age; a second dose in an IM or Deep SC
Human Papilloma Virus Recommended age (10-15Y) 0, 1, 6 months IM

IM = Intramuscular injection
SC= Sub-Cutaneous injection