HAEMOPHILUS INFLUENZAE TYPE B (HIB) CONJUGATE VACCINE


    Routine vaccination:


 
-     Minimum age: 6 weeks


 -     Primary series includes Hib conjugate vaccine at ages 6, 10, 14 weeks with a booster at age 12 through 18 months.


     Catch Up immunization


 -     Catch-up is recommended till 5 years of age.


 -     6–12 months; 2 primary doses 4 weeks apart and 1 booster;


 -     12–15 months: 1 primary dose and 1 booster;


 -     Above 15 months: Single dose.


 -    If the first dose was administered at age 7 through 11 months, administer the second dose at least 4 weeks later and a

      final dose  at age 12–18 months at least 8 weeks after the second dose