Online Pharmaceutical Schedule - August 2020
Inj 10 mcg in 0.5 ml syringe
The child is under 9 months of age; and
Any of the following:
Up to three doses for patients pre- and post splenectomy and for patients with functional or anatomic asplenia, HIV, complement deficiency (acquired or inherited), or pre or post solid organ transplant; or
Two doses for close contacts of meningococcal cases; or
A maximum of two doses for bone marrow transplant patients; or
A maximum of two doses for patients pre- and post-immunosuppression*.
Note: children under nine months of age require two doses 8 weeks apart. Refer to the Immunisation Handbook for booster schedules with meningococcal ACWY vaccine.
*Immunosuppression due to steroid or other immunosuppressive therapy must be for a period of greater than 28 days.