Infectious Disease Compendium


Adult Schedule 2010 (same as 2009, different footnotes)

Vaccines, along with flush toilets and good nutrition, are one of the reasons many get to live long enough lives to become anti-vaccine wackaloons. For each vaccine, go to the bug in question.

For the immunocompromised, there are (Guidelines).

An ounce of perversion is worth a pound of pure, or something like that. Not only is the old Pneumococcal vaccine of some value, the conjugate vaccine is effective and superior in adults (PubMed), preventing both pneumonia and invasive disease (PubMed).

Prior post vaccination Guillain Barre Syndrome is NOT a risk for subsequent GBS (PubMed) (PubMed).

Curious Cases

Relevant links to my Medscape blog

Measles. What is old is new again.