Shim Clinic Logo

Influenza Vaccine Singapore.

Influenza Vaccine Singapore: Influenza Virus vaccine jab/shot/injection schedule, to vaccinate against the Influenza virus, to immunise against Influenza clinic, Singapore. Private and confidential service. Definitions, references, and latest news.

Influenza viruses constantly evolve, with rapid changes in their characteristics. To be effective, influenza vaccines need to stimulate immunity that protects against the principal strains of virus circulating at the time. Every year, the composition of influenza vaccines is modified separately for the northern and southern hemispheres. Since the antigenic changes in circulating influenza viruses can occur abruptly and at different times of the year, there may be significant differences between prevailing influenza strains in the northern and southern hemispheres. The internationally available vaccines contain three inactivated viral strains, the composition of which is reviewed every 6 months to ensure protection against the strains prevailing in each influenza season. The composition of vaccines is adjusted for the hemisphere in which the vaccine will be used. Thus, a vaccine obtainable in one hemisphere may offer only partial protection against influenza infection in the other hemisphere, although in some years the viruses in the northern and southern vaccines may be antigenically identical. Available seasonal influenza vaccines do not protect against avian influenza.

Travellers with conditions that place them at high risk for complications of influenza should be vaccinated every year. In years in which the northern and southern hemisphere influenza vaccine strains differ, high-risk individuals travelling from one hemisphere to the other shortly before or during the other hemisphere's influenza season should obtain vaccination for the opposite hemisphere two weeks before travel. Where this is not possible, the traveller should arrange vaccination as soon as possible after arriving at the travel destination.

Trivalent inactivated influenza vaccines are injected into the deltoid muscle (vaccinees aged >1 year) or the anterolateral aspect of the thigh (vaccinees aged 6–12 months). These vaccines should not be given to children under the age of 6 months; those aged 6–36 months should receive half the adult dose. Previously unvaccinated children aged less than 9 years should receive two injections, administered at least 1 month apart. A single dose of the vaccine is appropriate for schoolchildren aged 9 years and over and for healthy adults. Mild local reactions such as pain or swelling at the injection site are common; systemic reactions such as fever are less common.

Vaccine types available for vaccination / immunisation (uk) / immunization (us) :

Vaccine Against Disease Age D
o
s
e
s
Dose schedule Price
per
dose
(SG$)
Live attenuated
MMR vaccine ≥12m 1 $70/=
Measles virus Measles
Mumps virus Mumps
Rubella virus Rubella
Varilrix™ Varicella zoster virus
HHV-3
Varicella Chickenpox 12m-12y 1 $95/=
≥13y 2 6-10w interval
Zostavax™ Herpes zoster Shingles ≥50y 1 $295/=
Stamaril® Yellow fever virus Yellow fever 9m-59y 1 10 yearly $250/=
Inactivated / Whole / Viral & Bacterial
Rabipur® Rabies virus Rabies any 3 d 0, 7, & 21 or 28 $call/=
Ixiaro® Japanese encephalitis virus Japanese encephalitis ≥17y 2 2nd: 28d after 1st $386/=
1 Booster: 12-24m after 2nd
Dukoral® Vibrio cholerae Cholera 2-6y 3 1-6w interval $113/=
1 Booster: 6m after 3rd
≥6y 2 1-6w interval
1 Booster: 2y after 2nd
Inactivated / Fractional / Protein
Intanza™ Influenza virus Influenza 18-59y 1 1 yearly $30/=
Fluarix™ Influenza virus Influenza 6-36m ½ 1 yearly $30/=
>3y 1
Tetavax Clostridium tetani Tetanus adults 3 1-2m interval
3rd @ 6-12m
after 2nd
$30/=
booster 1 10 yearly
Boostrix® ≥4y 1 <10 yearly $70/=
Corynebacterium diphtheriae Diphtheria
Clostridium tetani Tetanus
Bordetella pertussis Pertussis
Whooping cough
Inactivated / Fractional / Polysaccharide / Pure
Typhim Vi® Salmonella typhi Typhoid fever >5y 1 3 yearly $48/=
Mencevax® ACWY Neisseria meningitidis
types A, C, W-135
and Y
Meningococcal meningitis >2y 1 $80/=
Inactivated / Fractional / Polysaccharide / Conjugate
Menactra® Neisseria meningitidis
types A, C, W-135
and Y
Meningococcal meningitis 2-55y 1 $195/=
Prevenar 13® (SG) /
Prevnar 13® (US)
Streptococcus pneumoniae
types 1, 3, 4, 5,
6A, 6B, 7F, 9V, 14,
18C, 19A, 19F, 23F
Pneumococcal infection 6w-6m 4 1m interval
4th @ 12-15m
$274/=
7-11m 2 1m interval
12-23m 2 2m interval
2-5y 1
≥50y 1

If the clinic attendance is just for vaccination alone, no additional consultation fees are charged.

Testing for immunity against the following is available:

Virus Antibody Test Price
Varicella zoster virus Varicella Zoster IgG Antibody $44/=
Measles virus Measles IgG Antibody $90/=
Rubella virus Rubella IgG Antibody $24/=
Hepatitis A virus Hepatitis A IgG Antibody $30/=
Hepatitis B virus Hepatitis B surface Antibody $10/=

Other vaccines not stocked

References Vaccine Classification References Hajj vaccine / Haj vaccine / Umrah vaccine requirements for travel to Mecca, Saudi Arabia: References STD vaccine / hepatitis vaccine shot/jab/injection to prevent some STDs

Vaccine Against Disease Age D
o
s
e
s
Dose schedule Price
per
dose
(SG$)
Havrix™ 1440 Adult Hepatitis A virus Hepatitis A ≥19y 2 m 0 & 6-12 $90/=
Twinrix® Hepatitis A virus
Hepatitis B virus
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B
1-15y 2 m 0, 6-12 $135/=
≥16y 3 m 0, 1, 6
4 d 0, 7, 21 & m 12
Inactivated / Fractional / Protein / Subunit / Recombinant
Engerix™-B 20 μg Hepatitis B virus Hepatitis B 11-15y 2 m 0, & 6 $50/=
≥20y 3 m 0, 1, & 6
4 m 0, 1, 2, & 12 or
d 0, 7, 21 & m 12
Gardasil® HPV
types 6, 11, 16, & 18
Genital warts
Cervical cancer
9-26y 3 m 0, 2, & 6 or
m 0, 1, & 4
$195/=
Cervarix® HPV
types 16, & 18
(31, 33, & 45)
10-25y 3 m 0, 1, & 6
m 0, 1, & 5
m 0, 2½, 12
$195/=
V503 HPV
types 6, 11, 16, 18,
31, 33, 45,
52, & 58
3 m 0, 2, & 6 or
m 0, 1, & 4
$???/=

Vaccine schedule / vaccination schedule / immunisation schedule / immunization schedule :

Annex A

National Childhood and Adolescent Immunisation Schedule, Singapore
For persons aged 0 to <18 years

Vaccination against Birth 1 month 3 months 4 months 5 months 6 months 12 months 15 months 18 months 6-7 years^ 10-11 years^^
Tuberculosis BCG
Hepatitis B HepB (D1) HepB (D2) HepB (D3)#
Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis DTaP (D1) DTaP (D2) DTaP (D3) DTaP (B1) Tdap (B2)
Poliovirus OPV (D1) OPV (D2) OPV (D3) OPV (B1) OPV (B2) OPV (B3)
Measles, Mumps, Rubella MMR (D1) MMR (D2)##
Pneumococcal Disease PCV (D1) PCV (D2) PCV (B1)
Human Papillomavirus Recommended for females 9 to 26 years; three doses are required at intervals of 0, 2, 6 months
Influenza Recommended annually for all children aged 6 months to <5 years and children aged 6 months to <18 years in high-risk groups

 
Notes:
BCG Bacillus Calmette-Guérin
HepB Hepatitis B vaccine
DTaP Paediatric diphtheria and tetanus toxoid and acellular pertussis vaccine
Tdap Tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid and acellular pertussis vaccine
MMR Measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine
OPV Oral polio vaccine
PCV Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
D1/D2/D3 1st dose, 2nd dose, 3rd dose
B1/B2/B3 1st booster, 2nd booster, 3rd booster
^ Primary 1
^^ Primary 5
 
# 3rd dose of HepB can be given with the 3rd dose of DTaP and OPV for the convenience of parents.
## 2nd dose of MMR can be given between 15-18 months
 

References:

We offer teenage, adult and travel vaccination. Vaccines from the above list that we have are:


Private & Confidential Service