30 September, 2010

Polio vaccine

Oral polio vaccine

(a) Period in Ube city: September 01 ~ October 15
(b) Subject of oral polio vaccine: (1)  3-month-old ~ 7.5-year-old
ーーー        ーーーーーーー     ー   (2)  Born in 1975 ~ 52
(c) Number of dose: 2 doses.

Any Questions :
Keiji Hagiwara, MD
1-20-2, Tokiwadai,
Ube 755-0097, Yamaguchi
E-mail: keijihagiwara@gmail.com

Vaccine injection technique: Japan-US differences

-------- from the homepage of CDC

Two types of vaccine injection techniques ( Intramuscular or subcutaneously) 
are routinely used In United States.
----------  Intramuscular   :  Influenza, Haemophilus influenzae, Pneumococcal, -----------------------------------                    DTaP, Hepatitis-B, Hepatitis-A.
---------- Subcutaneously:  IPV(Polio), MMR, Varicella

In Japan, all vaccines are administered by subcutaneously.

Any questions ?
--------------- write to Keiji Hagiwara.  keijihagiwara@gmail.com