Prevenar® 13 (Pneumococcal 13-valent Conjugate Vaccine, PCV)

Prevenar® 13 (Pneumococcal 13-valent Conjugate Vaccine, PCV)

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Who should get pneumococcal vaccines?

The Scientific Committee on Vaccine Preventable Diseases (SCVPD) recommends children under 2 years of age to receive pneumococcal conjugate vaccines (PCV) under the Hong Kong Childhood Immunisation Programme (HKCIP). The standard regimen includes a primary series of 2 doses at 2 and 4 months and a booster dose at 12 months.

SCVPD recommends high-risk individuals* aged 2 years or above to receive a single dose of 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV13), followed by a single dose of 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (23vPPV) 1 year later. For those who have already received 23vPPV, a single dose of PCV13 should be administered 1 year after previous 23vPPV vaccination. For those who have already received PCV13, a single dose of 23vPPV should be administered 1 year after previous PCV13.

For elderly 65 years of age and older without high-risk conditions*, SCVPD recommends either a single dose of PCV13 or a single dose of 23vPPV.

* High-risk conditions include:

  • History of invasive pneumococcal disease;
  • Immunocompromised states: Asplenia, HIV /AIDS , primary immunodeficiency; Immunodeficiencies related to malignancies and transplantation; Immunodeficiencies related to use of immunosuppressive drugs / systemic steroid
  • Chronic disease: Chronic cardiac, pulmonary, liver or renal disease; Diabetes mellitus or Cerebrospinal fluid leakage
  • With cochlear implants

(Essential hypertension per se is not considered as a high-risk condition)

Different factors such as age and clinical condition may affect the risk of pneumococcal disease. Patients with high-risk conditions should discuss with their attending doctors on the most appropriate vaccination regimen.

Source: Center for Health Protection, Department of Health

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