Monday, February 6, 2012

Meningitis vaccine guidelines

Two types of meningococcal vaccines are currently used to prevent the infection that causes meningitis: meningococcal polysaccharide vaccine (MPSV4) and meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV4). Particular high-risk groups should be immunized according to CDC guidelines.

Read an overview of meningococcal vaccination and booster guidelines

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