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Old 09-15-2006, 12:20 PM   #21
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Re: 2 Vax Questions--please help!

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Originally Posted by rpg_mommy
drugs.com uses Prevnar and PPV interchangeably:

http://www.drugs.com/prevnar.html

so if they are seperate vaccines, drugs.com (and other sites) need to be updated.
Drugs.com is wrong. They are not the same. http://www.cispimmunize.org/IZSchedule_2006.pdf

The vaccine for infants is PCV. Children under the age of 2 do not mount a significant immune response when given PPV.

I will send a letter to drugs.com asking them to update their information. Thank you.

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