Ensure Patients Get Recommended Meningococcal Vaccines

Questions will crop up about who needs meningococcal vaccines...due to new CDC guidelines.

Keep in mind, about 15% of meningococcal infections are fatal...and up to 20% result in long-term complications, such as brain damage.

Continue to give a dose of quadrivalent meningococcal vaccine (Menactra, Menveo) at age 11 or 12 plus a booster at age 16...to cover serogroups A, C, W, and Y.

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