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  1. Pneumococcal Immunisation | Condition Leaflet

    Pneumococcal Immunisation, Types of vaccine There are two types of vaccine to protect against pneumococcal infection: Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine...

  2. Pneumococcal Vaccination | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Pneumococcal Vaccination, Serious or life-threatening infection is seen more commonly in children, the elderly, patients who have had their spleen removed and in immunocompromised patients. ...

  3. Vaccines and Immunological Products | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Vaccines and Immunological Products, Inactivated viruses (parenteral polio, hepatitis A) or parts of the virus (pneumococcal vaccine, influenza). Inactivated bacterial toxins (dip...

  4. Hib Vaccination | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    One analysis has shown that approximately three quarters of meningitis deaths are preventable with the existing Hib vaccine and pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV). [ 2 ] ...

  5. Immunisation Schedule (UK) | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Meningococcal vaccines - meningococcal C vaccination. Pneumococcal vaccine including target groups. Polio and polio vaccination . , immunisation vaccines and a...

  6. Coeliac Disease | Condition Leaflet

    The Hib vaccine - which protects against blood poisoning, pneumonia and Hib meningitis. The pneumococcal vaccine - which protects against infections caused by the germ (bacterium) Stre...

  7. Cystic Fibrosis | Condition Leaflet

    It is also important to be immunised with pneumococcal vaccine to help prevent pneumonia caused by this bacterium. Some children are tested for their immunity against chickenpox (varice...

  8. Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy | Condition Leaflet

    Also, you will be offered immunisation with influenza and pneumococcal vaccines, to help prevent chest infections. Physiotherapy can help to clear mucus from the chest.

  9. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Patients must be immunised with pneumococcal, meningococcal and Hib vaccines at least a week prior to operation. Radiotherapy This may be used palliatively either for splenic i...

  10. Hodgkin's Lymphoma | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Vaccinations: polyvalent pneumococcal vaccine and influenza vaccine should be given to all patients with Hodgkin's lymphoma.

  11. Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Vaccinations: polyvalent pneumococcal vaccine and influenza vaccine should be given to all patients with NHL. [ 9 ] Meningococcal group C conjugate vaccine and Haemophilus influ...

  12. Acute Otitis Media In Children | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Since the introduction of the pneumococcal vaccine the most common pathogen may be changing from S. pneumoniae to H. influenzae .

  13. Travel Vaccinations | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    The full range of immunisations is available to older travellers, although the usual contra-indications for live vaccines apply. Zoster vaccination and pneumococcal vaccination shoul...

  14. Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Bacterial pneumonia - offer pneumococcal vaccine to all patients with a CD count above 200/mm 3 who have not had vaccine within five years.

  15. Disability in Older People | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Specific interventions include: Annual influenza immunisation (and pneumococcal vaccine for those with chronic conditions such as COPD). Regular eye checks - free for people aged ove...

  16. Limb-girdle Muscular Dystrophy | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Influenza and pneumococcal vaccines; prompt treatment of infections. Nocturnal home ventilation if required.

  17. Congenital HIV and Childhood AIDS | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    The use of pneumococcal vaccine (normally given after the age of 2) in HIV-infected children is recommended by the 'Green Book' although there are some concerns about its safety (eg, ...

  18. Cystic Fibrosis | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    They should also receive the pneumococcal vaccine. Prognosis The pronounced improvement in life expectancy over the period of two decades is largely the result of centralisation of care...

  19. Otitis Media with Effusion | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Most studies suggest that any adverse effect is temporary in the majority of children. [ 1 ] One study found an increased incidence in anxiety/depression disorders and attention deficit disorde...

  20. Sickle Cell Disease and Sickle Cell Anaemia | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Children should also receive unconjugated pneumococcal vaccine from 2 years of age, repeated every three to five years, and immunisation against meningococcus, influenza, and hepatitis B.