Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices Recommended Immunization Schedule for Adults Aged 19 Years or Older: United States, 2016
Annals of Internal Medicie February 02, 2016 V.164 N.3
David K. Kim, MD; Carolyn B. Bridges, MD; Kathleen H. Harriman, PhD, MPH, RN, on behalf of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices
From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia.
In October 2015, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) approved the Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule: United States, 2016.
This schedule summarizes ACIP recommendations for the use of vaccines routinely recommended for adults in 2 figures (Figures 1 and 2), footnotes for each vaccine, and a table that describes primary contraindications and precautions for commonly used vaccines for adults (Table).
Details on these updates and information on other vaccines recommended for adults can be found at http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/schedules.
The full ACIP recommendations for each vaccine are not included in the schedule owing to space limitations but can be found at http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/hcp/acip-recs/index.html.
The 2016 adult immunization schedule was reviewed and approved by the American College of Physicians, American Academy of Family Physicians, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and American College of Nurse-Midwives….
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