Below is a generalized immunization schedule according to 2001 American health guidelines. Vaccination may be delayed if your child is sick with anything other than a mild cold, or if his or her immune system is weakened by immune-suppressing medications.
DTaP: Diphtheria, Tetanus (lockjaw) and Acellular Pertussis (whooping cough)
Hib: Hemophilus influenza b / Meningitis
Hep B: Hepatitis B
IPV: Inactivated Polio Vaccine
MMR: Measles, Mumps and Rubella
PCV: Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine
Td: Tetanus and Diphtheria only
Var: Varicella (chicken pox)
Pediatrician DR.PAUL Roumeliotis is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. The information provided above is designed to be an educational aid only. It is not intended to replace the advice and care of your child’s physician, nor is it intended to be used for medical diagnosis or treatment. If you suspect that your child has a medical condition always consult a physician.