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Because the final concentrations of antibody are many times higher than those considered protective, this reduced immunogenicity is not expected to be clinically important. IG preparations interact minimally with other inactivated vaccines and toxoids. Other inactivated vaccines may be given simultaneously or at any time interval after or before an antibody-containing blood product is used. However, such vaccines should be administered at different sites from the IG. Table 2-1. Revaccination (booster) schedules 24 Vaccine Recommendation Japanese encephalitis Full duration of protection unknown.

33 Hepatitis A Case study: You are a travel medicine professional preparing a group for travel to an eastern European country that is shown in Map 2-1 to have an intermediate prevalence of antibody to hepatitis A virus (anti-HAV). You have recommended that all members of the group take precautions to prevent hepatitis A. S. from this country. S. S. to this country are at risk for hepatitis A. The editorial states that cases of hepatitis A are at very low levels in this country and seem to be declining over time.

CDC. Human rabies prevention— United States, 2008: recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. MMWR Recomm Rep. ) CHAPTER The Pre-Travel Consultation 2 administered as a component of vaccines, even when patch or intradermal tests for thimerosal indicate hypersensitivity. A localized or delayed-type hypersensitivity reaction to thimerosal is not a contraindication to receipt of a vaccine that contains thimerosal. Since mid-2001, vaccines routinely recommended for infants have been manufactured without thimerosal as a preservative.

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