Accordingly, based on the last circular letter published by the ministry, infants who completed the sixth month of life are invited to Family Health Centers for administration of Hepatitis B, Diphtheria, Acellular Pertussis, Tetanus, Inactive Polio, Hemophilus
influenza type b vaccinations (Five Mixed vaccine) and Oral Polio vaccination.
Corticosteroids started before the first antibiotic dose are useful in preventing neurological sequelae in Hemophilus
Influentiae meningitis, but their efficacy in other cases is still debated .
The most common known causes of FP are Herpes Simplex Type I, varicella zoster virus, Ebstein-Barr virus, hemophilus
influenza, tuberculosis, Lyme disease, adenovirus, rhinovirus, acute and/or chronic otitis media, ear infection with cholesteatoma, mastoiditis, vasculitis, inflammatory disease such as Henoch-Schonlein purpura, Kawasaki syndrome and neoplastic tumors (1,2).
Given the extreme advantages of immunization, any misconception in Knowledge, Attitude and Practices are a cause of serious policy concern which is supported by the fact that there are inequities in childhood immunization.4 Pakistan launched its Expanded Program Immunization in 1978.1 It aims to immunize all children against nine vaccine-preventable diseases which also include now hepatitis B (2002) and Hemophilus
influenza type b (Hib) (2008)5, Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV) in 20126, IPV in 20157 and Rota vaccine in 2016.8
Vaccinations and antibiotic prophylaxis were given in accordance with the guidelines of the British Committee for Standards in Hematology; all patients were immunized against pneumococcus, hemophilus
, and meningococcus at least 2 weeks preoperatively and influenza vaccine annually .
Sherman, "Nontypable Hemophilus
influenzae infection of a congenital bronchogenic cyst," The Journal of the Florida Medical Association, vol.
The most commonly isolated agents include Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus pyogenes, Hemophilus
influenzae, Streptococcus pneumoniae, and anaerobic bacteria (19).
Pentavalent provides young children with protection against five life-threatening diseases, which include diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, hepatitis B and hemophilus
Existe fuerte evidencia de la efectividad clinica de las vacunas contra neumococo y Hemophilus
influenzae en la prevencion de neumonia grave (18).
All adult patients with IBD, regardless of immunosuppression status, should receive non-live vaccines, including trivalent inactivated influenza vaccine, pneumococcal vaccination (PCV13 and PPSV23), hepatitis A virus (HAV), hepatitis B virus (HBV), hemophilus
influenza B, human papilloma virus (HPV), tetanus, and pertussis (2,3).
Allen, "Pyomyositis and polyarticular septic arthritis from Hemophilus
influenzae in a non-immunocompromised adult," The Journal of Rheumatology, vol.