Typhoid Vaccine

Typhim Vi (Aventis)

Type:

Inactivated

Pregnancy risk:

none

Breast feeding risk:

none

Recommended for:

Travelers to developing nations especially if for > 4 weeks, or if eating/drinking outside of tourist facilities

Contraindications:

Allergy to previous dose

Current moderate-severe illness

Side-effects:

Pain at injection siteS

Dosing:

Amount:0.5 ml (cc)
Route: intramuscular
Doses:one
Schedule: single dose, need to repeat every 2 years if traveling to risk areas

Timing:

Need to take 2 weeks before departure

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