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Polio Vaccine Singapore.

Polio Vaccine Singapore: vaccine jab/shot/injection schedule, to vaccinate against the infection, to immunise against infectious disease clinic, Singapore. Private and confidential service. Definitions, references, and latest news.

OPV has been the vaccine of choice for controlling poliomyelitis in many countries, and for the global polio eradication initiative, because of the ease of oral administration, its superiority in conferring intestinal immunity, and its low cost. The only, extremely rare, adverse event associated with OPV use is the vaccine-associated paralytic poliomyelitis (VAPP), which may occur in vaccine recipients or their contacts. The overall risk of VAPP is estimated at around 1 case per 2.4 million doses administered.

As long as wild poliovirus transmission has not been interrupted globally, WHO recommends that OPV should remain the vaccine of choice for routine infant immunization in most countries. The primary series of three OPV vaccinations should be administered according to the particular national immunization schedule, for example at 6, 10 and 14 weeks, or 2, 4 and 6 months of age. The interval between doses should be at least 4 weeks. An OPV dose at birth should be added in countries at higher risk of poliovirus importation and spread.

Routine vaccination with IPV alone should be used only in countries with high immunization coverage (> 90%) and at low risk of wild poliovirus importation and spread. A primary series of three IPV doses should be administered, beginning at 2 months of age. If the primary series begins earlier (e.g. with a 6-, 10- and 14-week schedule), a booster dose should be administered after an interval of at least 6 months (four- dose IPV schedule).

Routine vaccination with a sequential schedule using IPV followed by OPV can also be used in countries with low risk of importation and high immunization coverage.

Before travelling abroad, individuals living in areas where polio cases are still occurring should have completed a full course of vaccination against polio, preferrably with OPV, to boost intestinal immunity and reduce the risk of poliovirus shedding, which may lead to re-introducing the poliovirus into a polio-free area. Travellers from infected areas should receive an additional dose of OPV at least 6 weeks before each international journey.

In case of urgent travel, a minimum of one dose of OPV should be given, ideally 4 weeks before departure. Some polio-free countries (e.g. Saudi Arabia) may require that travellers coming from polio-infected countries or areas be immunized against polio before applying for an entry visa, or that travellers receive an additional dose on arrival, or both.

All travellers are advised to carry the written vaccination record (patient-retained record) in the event that evidence of polio vaccination is requested for entry into countries being visited, preferrably using the IHR 2005 International Certificate of Vaccination or Prophylaxis . The certificate is available from the WHO web site at http://www.who.int/ihr/IVC200_06_26.pdf.

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

Vaccine Against Disease Age D
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s
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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
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s
e
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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:


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