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  • 1. Vaccinations Salem Albalawi
  • 2. Its clear that prevention willnever be sufficient. Thatswhy we need a vaccine thatwill be safe.Luc Montagnier
  • 3. Definition Administration of preparations of microbial antigen ,often combined with adjuvant ,to induce protective immunity against microbial infections.
  • 4. How does vaccination work? Expose the patient to an Antigen A live or inactivated substance (e.g., protein, polysaccharide) derived from a pathogen (e.g bacteria or virus) capable of producing an immune response.
  • 5. MENINGOCOCCAL VACCINATION: Meningococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine (MPSV). Meningococcal Conjugate Vaccine (MCV).
  • 6. MENINGOCOCCAL POLYSACCHARIDE VACCINE (AMPSV)  Approved for persons 2 years of age and older  Administered by subcutaneous injection MPSV Recommendations: Not recommended for routine vaccination ofcivilians. Should be used only for persons at increased riskof infection who are 56 years of age or older, or ifmeningococcal conjugate vaccine is not available.
  • 7. MENINGOCOCCAL CONJUGATE VACCINE (MCV) approved for persons 2 through 55 years of age. Administered by intramuscular injection. MCV Recommendations: Meningococcal vaccination is routinely recommended for :  Adolescents.  college freshmen who live in a dormitory.  adults at increased risk of infection .
  • 8. MENINGOCOCCAL VACCINECONTRAINDICATIONS Severe allergic reaction to a vaccine component or following a prior dose. Moderate or severe acute illness.
  • 9. Thank You!