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Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

The Pink Book: Course Textbook - 12th Edition Second Printing (May 2012)

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Major changes made to Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Disease (the Pink Book) since the 12th edition first printing are listed below.

Chapter 6 (Diphtheria)

Information about Tdap vaccination of pregnant women was added. See MMWR October 21, 2011 / 60(41);1424-1426.

Chapter 9 (Hepatitis B)

Addition of recommendation for hepatitis B vaccination of persons with diabetes. See MMWR December 23, 2011 / 60(50);1709-1711.

Chapter 10 (Human Papillomavirus)

Inclusion of recommendation for vaccination of males with quadrivalent human papillomavirus vaccine. See MMWR December 23, 2011 / 60(50);1705-1708.

Chapter 11 (Influenza)

Information about intradermal Fluzone influenza vaccine was added. See MMWR August 26, 2011 / 60(33);1128-1132.

Chapter 13 (Meningococcal Disease)

Addition of recommendation for meningococcal conjugate vaccine of certain 9-23 month old children. See MMWR October 14, 2011 / 60(40);1391-1392.

Chapter 15 (Pertussis)

Information about Tdap vaccination of pregnant women was added. See MMWR October 21, 2011 / 60(41);1424-1426.

Chapter 18 (Rotavirus)

Addition of a history of intussusception as a contraindication for rotavirus vaccination. See MMWR October 21, 2011 / 60(41);1427-1427.

Chapter 20 (Tetanus)

Information about Tdap vaccination of pregnant women was added. See MMWR October 21, 2011 / 60(41);1424-1426

Appendices

The Appendices were revised to include new schedules and new vaccines.

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