Types of Vaccine

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TYPHOID VACCINE – TYPES OF VACCINE 

3 Types of Typhoid vaccines are available. The choice of vaccines is determined by:

  • age of the child
  • cost
  • convenience
  • clinical conditions like Immunodeficiency (such as HIV, high dose steroids). The decision ultimately is taken by the Pediatrician.

Typhoid fever can be prevented by using 3 types of vaccine:

Killed Vaccine

Polysaccharide VI Antigen Vaccine

Oral Typhoid Vaccine