Adult immunizations

Pierce Gardner, Theodore Eickhoff, Gregory A. Poland, Peter Gross, Marie Griffin, F. Marc LaForce, William Schaffner, Raymond Strikas

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New vaccines have been licensed for hepatitis A, varicella, and typhoid. This paper reviews these vaccines and their recommended uses in adults. Special attention is given to a new national policy establishing age 50 years as a time for review of preventive health measures with emphasis on evaluating risk factors that indicate a need for pneumococcal vaccine and the initiation of annual influenza immunization.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)35-40
Number of pages6
JournalAnnals of internal medicine
Issue number1 I
StatePublished - Jan 1 1996

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Internal Medicine


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