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Pneumococcal vaccination in adults

Guidelines

Key sources

The following summarized guidelines for the management of pneumococcal vaccination in adults are prepared by our editorial team based on guidelines from the Center for Disease Control (CDC 2022,2019). ...
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Preventative measures

Schedules
As per CDC 2022 guidelines:
Offer 1 dose of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (either PCV20 or PCV15) in adults aged 19-64 years with certain underlying medical conditions or other risk factors not previously received pneumococcal conjugate vaccine or if previous vaccination history is unknown.
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Offer 1 dose of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (either PCV20 or PCV15) in adults aged ≥ 65 years not previously received pneumococcal conjugate vaccine or if previous vaccination history is unknown.
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