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IMMUNISATION SCHEDULE

Nilesh Baxi

Family Physician, Tardeo,Mumbai - 400 034

MANDATORY VACCINES
Age
Vaccine
Dosage
Route
0-2 weeks
BCG
0.1 ml
Intradermal
   
OPV-1
2 drops
Oral
6-8 weeks
DPT-1
0.5 ml
IM
   
OPV-2
2 drops
Oral
12-14 weeks
DPT-2
0.5 ml
IM
   
OPV-3
2 drops
Oral
18-20 weeks
DPT-3
0.5 ml
IM
   
OPV-4
2 drops
Oral
8-9 months
Measles
0.5 ml
IM/SC
   
OPV-5
2 drops
Oral
15-18 months
MMR
0.5 ml
IM/SC
18-24 months
DPT
0.5 ml
IM
    
OPV-6
2 drops
Oral
4-6 years
DT
0.5 ml
IM
    
OPV-7
2 drops
Oral
10 years
TT
0.5 ml
IM
16 years
TT
0.5 ml
IM

OPTIONAL VACCINES
0-2 weeks
Hep-B-1
0.5 ml
IM
6-8 weeks
Hep-B-2
0.5 ml
IM
2 months
Hib-1
0.5 ml
IM
4 months
Hib-2
0.5 ml
IM
6 months
Hib-3
0.5 ml
IM
1-2 years
Varicella
3.3 PFU
SC/IM
1-2 years*
Hep-A
0.5 ml
IM
After 6 months*
Hep-A booster
0.5 ml
IM
2 years
Hib booster
0.5 ml
IM
2-6 years
Typhoid inj
0.5 ml
IM
After 6 years
Typhoid oral
1 cap on alt. Days x 3
Oral
Hepatitis-B booster - every 10 years
Hepatitis A : a single dose of 0.5 ml (720 units) till 18 years. After 19 years of age 2 doses of 1440 units 6-12 months apart. After 5 years of age, HAV-IgG test is a must.
Varicella : Children 1-12 years who have not suffered from the disease, 1 dose, After 12 years, 2 doses 6-10 weeks apart. PFU = Plaque Forming Units.
Hib Vaccine : Children between 6 and 12 months, should be given only 2 doses, 1 month apart, children between 1 and 5 years should be given a single dose of the vaccine.

OTHER VACCINES
Disease
Dosage
Route
Schedule
Cholera
0.5 ml
SC or IM
2 doses 1 month apart.
Booster every. 6 months
Influenza
0.5 ml
SC
Yearly in susceptible person
Meningococcal A and C vaccine for cerebrospinal meningitis
0.5 ml
SC/IM
Single dose
Pneumonia
0.5 ml
SC or IM
1 dose booster after 10 yrs.
Yellow Fever
      
     
1 dose booster after 10 yrs.
Jap. Encephalitis
1 ml
SC
3 doses at 0,7,14 (30) days booster after 2 yrs.
Rabies
       -PCEC
       -HDCV
1 ml1 ml
Deep SC or IMDeep SC or IM
PreE : days 0,7.21 PostE : days 0,3,7,14,30,90
Rubella-booster
0.5 ml
SC or IM
At puberty-in girls


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