Table 1.

Recommended Schedule of Doses for PCV7, Including Primary Series and Catch-Up Immunizations, in Previously Unvaccinated Children

Age at First DosePrimary SeriesBooster Dose
2–6 mo3 doses, 6–8 wk apart1 dose at 12–15 mo of age
7–11 mo2 doses, 6–8 wk apart1 dose at 12–15 mo of age
12–23 mo2 doses, 6–8 wk apart
≥24 mo1 dose
  • * Recommendations for high-risk groups are given inTable 3.

  • Booster doses to be given at least 6 to 8 weeks after the final dose of the primary series.