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Vaccine Abbreviation TradeName Manufacturer Type Route Comments
Adenovirus Adenovirus Barr Labs Inc. Live Viral Oral Adenovirus Type 4 & Type 7. Two tablets taken together. Approved for military populations 17 through 50 years of age.
Anthrax AVA BioThrax Emergent BioSolutions Inactivated Bacterial IM
DTaP DTaP Daptacel sanofi Inactivated Bacterial IM Tetanus & diphtheria toxoids and pertussis vaccine. Not licensed for 5th dose.
DTaP DTaP Infanrix GlaxoSmithKline Inactivated Bacterial IM Tetanus & diphtheria toxoids and pertussis vaccine.
Diphtheria-Tetanus DT (Generic) sanofi Inactivated Bacterial Toxoids IM Pediatric formulation
DTaP-IPV DTaP-IPV Kinrix GlaxoSmithKline Inactivated Bacterial & Viral IM Licensed for 5th (DTap) and 4th (IPV) booster at 4-6 years
DTaP-HepB-IPV DTaP-HepB-IPV Pediarix GlaxoSmithKline Inactivated Bacterial & Viral IM Licensed for doses at 2, 4, 6 months (through 6 years of age). Not licensed for boosters.
DTaP-IPV/Hib DTaP-IPV/Hib Pentacel sanofi Inactivated Bacterial & Viral IM Licensed for doses at 2,4, 6, and 15-18 months.
Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) Hib PedvaxHIB Merck Inactivated Bacterial IM PRP-OMP. Polysaccharide conjugate (mening. protein carrier). 2-dose schedule.
Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) Hib ActHIB sanofi Inactivated Bacterial IM PRP-T. Polysaccharide conjugate (tetanus toxoid carrier). 3-dose schedule.
Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) Hib Hiberix GlaxoSmithKline Inactivated Bacterial IM Polysaccharide conjugate (tetanus toxoid carrier). Booster only.
Haemophilus influenzae type b -- Hepatitis B Hib-HepB Comvax Merck Inactivated Bacterial IM Should not be used for HepB birth dose.
Hepatitis A HepA Havrix GlaxoSmithKline Inactivated Viral IM Pediatric (18 and under) and adult formulations. Pediatric = 720 EL.U., 0.5mL Adult = 1,140 EL.U., 1.0mL Minimum age = 1 year.
Hepatitis A HepA Vaqta Merck Inactivated Viral IM Pediatric (18 and under) and adult formulations. Pediatric = 25 U, 0.5mL Adult = 50 U, 1.0mL Minimum age = 1 year.
Hepatitis B HepB Engerix-B GlaxoSmithKline Inactivated Viral (recombinant) IM Pediatric (19 and under) and adult formulations. Pediatric formulation is not licensed for adults.
Hepatitis B HepB Recombivax HB Merck Inactivated Viral (recombinant) IM Pediatric (19 and under), adult, and dialysis formulations. Two pediatric doses may be substituted for an adult dose.
HepA-HepB HepA-HepB Twinrix GlaxoSmithKline Inactivated Viral IM Pediatric dose of HepA + adult dose of HepB. Minimum age = 18 years. 3-dose routine series. 4-dose alternate schedule for rapid protection.
Herpes Zoster (Shingles) ZOS Zostavax Merck Live Viral SC Licensed for age 50 and older.
Human Papillomavirus (HPV) HPV4 Gardasil Merck Inactivated Viral IM Quadrivalent (types 6, 11, 16, 18). Licensed for males and females 9 through 26 years.
Human Papillomavirus (HPV) HPV2 Cervarix GlaxoSmithKline Inactivated viral IM Bivalent (types 16, 18). Licensed for females 10 through 26 years.
Influenza TIV Fluarix GlaxoSmithKline Inactivated Viral IM Trivalent Types A & B. Minimum age = 3 years.
Influenza TIV Fluvirin Chiron Inactivated Viral IM Trivalent Types A & B Purified surface antigen. Minimum age = 4 years.
Influenza TIV Fluzone sanofi Inactivated Viral IM Trivalent Types A & B Subvirion. Minimum age multidose vial = 6 months. Age range 0.25ml prefilled syringe = 6-35 months. Minimum age 0.5ml prefilled syringe = 3 years.
Influenza TIV Fluzone High- Dose sanofi Inactivated Viral IM Licensed for age 65 and older.
Influenza TIV Fluzone Intradermal sanofi Inactivated Viral Intradermal Age range 18 through 64 years. 0.1 mL dose.
Influenza TIV FluLaval GlaxoSmithKline Inactivated Viral IM Trivalent Types A & B Minimum age = 18 years.
Influenza TIV Afluria CSL Inactivated Viral IM Trivalent Types A & B Minimum age = 6 months.
Influenza TIV Agriflu Novartis Inactivated Viral IM Trivalent Types A & B. Minimum age = 18 years.
Influenza LAIV FluMist Medimmune Live attenuated viral Intra-nasal Trivalent Types A & B. Age range 2-49 years.
Japanese Encephalitis JE Ixiaro Novartis Inactivated viral IM Licensed for age 17 and older. 2-dose series.
MMR MMR M-M-R II Merck Live attenuated viral SC
MMRV MMRV ProQuad Merck Live attenuated viral SC Age range = 1 through 12 years.
Meningococcal MPSV4 Menomune sanofi Inactivated bacterial SC Polysaccharide, containing serogroups A, C, Y, & W-135. Minimum age = 2 years.
Meningococcal MCV4 Menactra sanofi Inactivated bacterial IM Polysaccharide conjugate (diphtheria toxoid carrier), containing serogroups A, C, Y, & W-135. Age Range 9 months through 55 years
Meningococcal MCV4 Menveo Novartis Inactivated bacterial IM Polysaccharide conjugate (diphtheria toxoid carrier), containing serogroups A, C, Y, & W-135. Age Range 2 through 55 years
Pneumococcal PPSV23 Pneumovax 23 Merck Inactivated bacterial SC or IM Polysaccharide. Contains 23 strains. Minimum age = 2 yrs.
Pneumococcal PCV13 PCV13 Wyeth Inactivated bacterial, conjugate IM Polysaccharide conjugate (diphtheria protein carrier). Contains 13 strains.
Polio IPV Ipol sanofi Inactivated viral SC or IM Trivalent, Types 1, 2, & 3.
Rabies   Imovax Rabies sanofi Inactivated viral IM
Rabies   RabAvert Chiron Inactivated viral IM
Rotavirus RV5 RotaTeq Merck Live viral Oral Pentavalent. First dose between 6 weeks and 14 weeks 6 days; complete 3-dose series by 8 months 0 days.
Rotavirus RV1 Rotarix GlaxoSmithKline Live viral Oral Monovalent. First dose between 6 weeks and 14 weeks 6 days; complete 2-dose series by 8 months 0 days.
Td Td Decavac sanofi Inactivated bacterial toxoids IM Tetanus/diphtheria toxoids. Adult formulation
Td Td (Generic) Massachusetts Biological Labs Inactivated bacterial toxoids IM Tetanus/diphtheria toxoids. Adult formulation
Tdap Tdap Boostrix GlaxoSmithKline Inactivated bacterial IM Tetanus & diphtheria toxoids & pertussis vaccine. Minimum age = 10 years.
Tdap Tdap Adacel sanofi Inactivated bacterial IM Tetanus & diphtheria toxoids & pertussis vaccine. Licensed for ages 11-64.
Tetanus Toxoid TT (Generic) sanofi Inactivated bacterial toxoid IM Tetanus toxoid. May be used for adults or children.
Typhoid   Typhim Vi sanofi Inactivated bacterial IM Polysaccharide.
Typhoid   Vivotif Berna Berna Live bacterial Oral Ty21a strain.
Varicella VAR Varivax Merck Live viral SC
Vaccinia (Smallpox)   ACAM2000 Acambis Live Viral Percutaneous
Yellow Fever YF YF-Vax sanofi Live viral SC Minimum age = 9 months.
Zoster (Shingles)           (See Herpes Zoster)

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