TABLE 2

Recommended Routine Immunization Schedule for PCV13 Among Infants and Children Who Have Not Received Previous Doses of PCV7 or PCV13, According to Age at First Dose: Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, United States, 2010

Age at First Dose, moPrimary PCV13 Series, No. of DosesaPCV13 Booster Dose at 12–15 mo of Age, No. of Dosesb
2–631
7–1121
12–232
24–59 (healthy children)1
24–71 (children with certain chronic diseases or immunocompromising conditionsc)2
  • a Minimum interval between doses is 8 weeks except for children vaccinated at 12 months of age or younger for whom the minimum interval between doses is 4 weeks. The minimum age for administration of the first dose is 6 weeks.

  • b Given at least 8 weeks after the previous dose.

  • c For a complete list of conditions, see Table 1.