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2014 Stallworth Lecturer MASHA HAMILTON

On campus October 27-29; Lecture Tuesday, Oct. 28, 7:00 p.m., Ligon Chapel; free and open to all

Required Immunizations

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  • Measles, Mumps, Rubella: Two doses of MMR at least 28 days apart after 12 months of age. (MMR)
  • Polio: Primary series in childhood with IPV alone, OPV alone, or IPV/OPV sequentially; IPV booster only if needed for travel after age 18 years.
    • Inactivated (IPV)
    • Oral poliovirus (OPV no longer available in U.S.)
  • Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis: Primary series with DT, DTaP, DTP, or Td. Routine Tetanus toxoid and reduced diphtheria toxoid every 10 years, age 11–64 years. Tdap for next booster (single dose).
    • DT: pediatric (< age 7) preparation of diphtheria and tetanus toxoids
    • DTaP: pediatric (< age 7) preparation of diphtheria, tetanus toxoids, and acellular pertussis
    • DTP: pediatric (< age 7) preparation of diphtheria, tetanus toxoids, and whole cell pertussis (also known as DTwP; no longer available in U.S.)
    • Td: 7 years and older, preparation of tetanus toxoid and reduced diphtheria toxoid
    • Tdap: adolescent and older, preparation of tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis