Pneumococcal vaccine
Musgrave Street 1483 - North Carolina
Pneumococcus

VACCINES AVAILABLE

Pneumococcus 23

The pneumo 23 vaccine protects against 23 types of pneumococcus that cause: pneumococcal pneumonia, otitis and menigitis.

LABORATORY

Merck Sharp & Dohme

APPLICATION AGE

From 2 years onwards, for at-risk adults.

VACCINATION SCHEME

1 Dose for adults at risk of disease.

Pneumococcus 13

The pneumo 13 vaccine protects against 13 types of pneumococcus that cause: pneumococcal pneumonia, otitis and menigitis.

LABORATORY

Pfizer

APPLICATION AGE

From 2 months onwards to older adults

VACCINATION SCHEME

Children: 3 Doses (2 - 4 - 6 months old) Booster at 18 months.
Adults over 50 years: 1 Medically ordered dose

Pneumococcus 10

The pneumo10 vaccine protects against 10 types of pneumococcus that cause: pneumococcal pneumonia, otitis and menigitis.

LABORATORY

Glaxo

APPLICATION AGE

From 2 months of life

VACCINATION SCHEME

3 Dose (2 - 4 - 6 months old) Reinforcement at 18 months of life. Application up to 5 years.

DISEASES THAT PREVENTS

DEFINITION

Infection caused by a bacteria called Streptococcus pneumoniae that invades the lungs, can be fatal.

SYMPTOMS

-Difficulty breathing
-Chest pain
-Headache
-Fever, chills, cough
-Sometimes, expectoration with yellowish or greenish mucus, even mucus with blood.

TRANSMISSION

By respiratory route

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