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Vaccine Contraindications and Precautions

Recommendations and Guidelines

For easy reference to vaccine contraindications and precautions, consult the links below. These charts which were originally excerpted from the ACIP General Recommendations (January 28, 2011) have since publication been updated to include changes to any vaccine recommendations as of October 2013.

MMWR, General Recommendations on Immunizations
(Jan 28, 2011, Vol. 60, No. RR-2) NOTE: The links to the charts have been updated with changes to recommendations since publication of these general recommendations.

Other CDC Contraindications Materials

  • Pink Book's Chapter on General Recommendations
    Contraindications and Precautions to Vaccination (see page 16)
    Invalid Contraindications to Vaccination (see page 23)
    Screening for Contraindications and Precautions to Vaccination (see page 27)

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