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Hexavalent

(Pentavalent + Polio)

Hexavalent

The vaccine that protects against 6 diseases: Diphtheria, Pertussis, Tetanus, Polio, Hib and Hepatitis B.

LABORATORY

Sanofi Pasteur / Glaxo

APPLICATION AGE

From 2 months to 23 months

VACCINATION SCHEME

3 Dose (2 - 4 - 6 months old) + Booster at 18 months.

Why is this vaccine important?

Hexavalent is Pentavalent + Polio in a single application. In the private sector, this vaccine is applied at 2, 4 and 6 months (with a booster at 18 months). Our vaccine is acellular, that is, WITHOUT whole cells, therefore it causes almost no discomfort or post-vaccination effects.

DISEASES THAT PREVENTS

Diphtheria

DEFINITION

It is an acute infection caused by the bacteria called Corynebacterium diphtheriae.

SYMPTOMS
  • High fever
  • Sore throat
  • Nose Bleeding
TRANSMISSION

Person to person. Occasionally it can be transmitted by contaminated material or unpasteurized milk.

PERTUSSIS OR WHOOPING COUGH

DEFINITION

It is an infection of the upper respiratory tract. It is caused by the bacteria Bordetella pertussis.

SYMPTOMS
  • High fever
  • Convulsive cough
  • Clear and thick mucous discharge
  • Mild upper respiratory infection
TRANSMISSION

It is spread mainly from person to person by direct contact with mucus or nasal and throat secretions from infected people.

Tetanus

DEFINITION

Infection caused by the bacteria Clostridium Tetani, which is present in the soil, rusty objects, etc.

SYMPTOMS
  • Muscle contractions in the jaw
  • Difficulty to swallow
  • Stiffness and pain in the muscles of the neck, back and abdomen
TRANSMISSION

It is introduced to the body through open wounds due to contact with earth, cuts or penetration of some rusty object such as: nails, glass, etc.

Poliomyelitis

DEFINITION

Acute infectious disease that can affect the nerves and lead to total or partial paralysis.

SYMPTOMS
  • Fever
  • Fatigue
  • Headaches
  • Vomiting
TRANSMISSION

The virus is spread by:
- Direct person-to-person contact.
- Contact with infected mucus or phlegm from the nose or mouth.
- Contact with infected feces.

HAEMOPHILUS INFLUENZAE

DEFINITION

Acute infectious disease that can affect the nerves and lead to total or partial paralysis.

SYMPTOMS
  • Fever
  • Fatigue
  • Headaches
  • Vomiting
TRANSMISSION

The virus is spread by:
- Direct person-to-person contact.
- Contact with infected mucus or phlegm from the nose or mouth.
- Contact with infected feces.

Hepatitis B

DEFINITION

Hepatitis B is a viral infection of the liver that can lead to both acute and chronic disease.
The virus is spread by contact with the blood or other body fluids of an infected person.

SYMPTOMS

Infected for the first time:

  • You may not have any symptoms.
  • You may feel sick for days or weeks.
  • You can feel sick very quickly

After 6 months:

  • Lack of appetite
  • Fatigue
  • Fever
  • Muscle and joint pain
  • Nausea, yellow skin and cloudy urine.
TRANSMISSION

1st case: From mother to child
2nd case: Close contacts of HBV carriers, especially in children.
3rd case: By sexual contact.
4th case: Skin lesions, tattoos or tattoo transfusion

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