OM Vaccination

Children in the U.S. are routinely administered the following vaccinations before age 6 years:

  • Hepatitis B
  • Rotavirus
  • DTaP
    • Diphtheria
    • Tetanus toxoids
    • acellular Pertussis
  • Haemophilus influenzae type b conjugated (HiB)
  • Pneumococcal conjugate (PCV7)
  • Influenza
  • Measles
    • Mumps
    • rubella
  • Varicella
  • Hepatitis A
  • Meningococcal conjugate (quadrivalent)

The efficacy of the Pneumococcal conjugate (PCV7) to reduce the instance of AOM has been demonstrate in several studies:

Recently, data which calls into question the overall impact of conjugated pneumococcal vaccine has been published; the common findings include:

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