Paediatrics


Pertussis Vaccines

Whole Cell Pertussis Vaccines:

- Whole cell pertussis vaccines in inactivated Bordetella pertussis bacteria containing all (killed) vaccines.

- The effectiveness of all cell pertussis vaccine was found to 70-90% in the studies.

- Whole-cell pertussis vaccine due to the injection site redness, swelling and pain, side effects such as fever and restlessness can be seen.

Acellular pertussis vaccines:

- Acellular pertussis vaccines are inactivated (killed) vaccines.

- Whole-cell pertussis vaccine vaccines designed to reduce the side effects seen in. Not all of the pertussis bacteria inactive includes some tracks.

- Side effects of acellular pertussis vaccine, whole cell pertussis vaccines is less than half of its side effects.

- Acellular pertussis vaccine combined with diphtheria and tetanus mixed triple vaccine, diphtheria, tetanus, inactivated polio and Hib vaccine can be combined to form together with the quintet.

- Acellular primary pertussis vaccine immunization of infants 2 to begin the months two, three doses of 4 and 6 months (3 doses with an interval of one or two months) and 12 months after the third dose (18 months), a booster dose of a total of 4 doses of vaccination is recommended.

- Children should be made to the fifth dose of vaccine in 4-6 years before starting school. School age child's disease by increasing the protective antibody levels with this dose, small and immunization prevents the transport of children who have not yet fully established.

- Children older than 7 years old pertussis vaccine is not recommended.


Poliovirus Vaccine in

- Live oral polio vaccine (oral) is administered as drops, inactivated polio vaccine is administered in combination exists, in the form of vaccines and injection into the muscle.

- Inactivated poliovirus vaccine and oral protect children from polio vaccines and has a high efficiency in terms of providing immunity.

- Inactivated poliovirus vaccine against diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis vaccine combined with four or diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis and Hib vaccines are available with five combined vaccine.

- Inactivated or oral polio vaccine with the primary immunization, infant 2 to begin months 2, 4 and 6 months in three doses (3 doses with an interval of one or two months) and 12 months after the third dose (18 months) as a booster vaccination a total of four doses are recommended.

- Children should be made to the fifth dose of vaccine in 4-6 years before starting school.

- 18 years of age is not recommended for routine polio vaccine