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By Stan Deresinski, MD, FACP, FIDSA
Clinical Professor of Medicine, Stanford University
Dr. Deresinski reports no financial relationships relevant to this field of study.
SYNOPSIS: Significant changes in recommendations for adult immunization for 2017 have been made or influenza, meningococcal infection, human papillomavirus, and hepatitis B.
SOURCE: Kim DK, Riley LE, Harriman KH, et al. Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices Recommended Immunization Schedule for Adults Aged 19 Years or Older — United States, 2017. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2017;66:136-138.
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) has published updated recommendations for immunization of adults. The following is a list of some of the significant changes between the 2016 and 2017 recommendations.
Human Papillomavirus Vaccine (HPV)
Hepatitis B Vaccine
Financial Disclosure: Infectious Disease Alert’s editor, Stan Deresinski, MD, FACP, FIDSA, peer reviewer Patrick Joseph, MD, Updates author Carol A. Kemper, MD, FACP, peer reviewer Kiran Gajurel, MD, executive editor Shelly Morrow Mark, editor Jonathan Springston, AHC editorial group manager Terrey Hatcher, and senior accreditations officer Lee Landenberger report no financial relationships to this field of study.