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Summary Table. Rotavirus Vaccine for the Prevention of Rotavirus Gas Among Children Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)

Summary Table. Recommendations and Quality of Evidence

Rotavirus Vaccine Recommendations Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, 1999 (Table_1)
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Summary Table. Recommendations and Quality of Evidence
Rotavirus Vaccine Recommendations Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, 1999
                                                                                                       Level of         Strength of
Recommendations                                                                                       Evidence*          Evidence+
Provide routine vaccination at 2,4,and 6 months of age.                                                   I                  A
Administer to breastfed infants.                                                                          I                  A
Administer with DTP (or DTaP),Hib vaccine,OPV,IPV,and hepatitis B vaccine.                                I                  A
Administer to infants with mild illnesses.                                                                I                  B
Not recommended for
Infants with known or suspected immunodeficiency                                                         III                 C
Infants with hypersensitivity to vaccine components                                                      III                 B
Infants with acute gastrointestinal disease                                                              III                 C
Infants with moderate to severe febrile illness                                                          III                 C
Precautions and special situations
Premature infants (<37 weeks gestational age)                                                            III                 C
Infants living in households with immunocompromised persons                                              III                 C
Timing of administration of antibody-containing blood products and rotavirus vaccination                 III                 C
Infants with preexisting chronic gastrointestinal illnesses                                              III                 C
Vaccine that is regurgitated                                                                             III                 C
Late or incomplete immunization                                                                          III                 C
Children hospitalized after vaccination                                                                  III                 C
* Level of Evidence
I Evidence from randomized, controlled trials
II Evidence from other epidemiologic studies
III Opinions of authorities

+ Strength of Evidence
A Good evidence to support recommendation
B Fair evidence to support recommendation
C Insufficient evidence

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