0800 Immune

0800 466 863

PCV10 (Synflorix) vaccine schedules

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

Three doses of PCV10 before 12 months of age is equivalent to:

  • Two doses of PCV10 given 8 weeks apart starting under 7 months of age and finishing under 12 months of age, or
  • Two doses of PCV10 given 4 weeks apart starting 7–11 months of age and finishing under 12 months of age.

♦ Receipt of the infant doses is about best protection during the first year of life:

  • All children who received a complete course of infant PCV10 doses need a PCV10 booster dose when aged 12–59 months for best protection until they are aged 5 years.
  • All children who did not receive a complete course of infant PCV10 doses need two PCV10 doses given 8 weeks apart when aged 12–59 months for best protection until they are aged 5 years.

PCV10 – On-time immunisation for infants aged under 12 months

No PCV10 doses

  • Give PCV10 at 6 weeks and 5 months
  • Give PCV10 booster dose in the second year of life

PCV10 given at 6 weeks

  • Give PCV10 at 5 months
  • Give PCV10 booster dose in the second year of life

PCV10 given at 6 weeks and 3 months

  • Give PCV10 at 5 months (as gap between on-time 6 weeks and 3 months immunisation is less than 8 weeks)
  • Give PCV10 booster dose in the second year of life
PCV10 given at 6 weeks and 5 months
  • Give PCV10 booster dose in the second year of life
PCV10 given at 6 weeks, 3 months and 5 months
  • Give PCV10 booster dose in the second year of life

 

    PCV10 – Catch-up immunisation for infants aged under 12 months

    No PCV10 doses

    • Give two PCV10 doses 8 weeks apart
    • Give PCV10 booster dose in the second year of life (at least 4 weeks after second dose)

    One PCV10 dose

    • Give second PCV10 dose at least 8 weeks after the first
    • Give PCV10 booster dose in the second year of life (at least 4 weeks after second dose)

    Two PCV10 doses given aged 6 months or younger with less than 8 weeks between doses

    • Give third PCV10 dose at least 4 weeks after the second.
    • Give PCV10 booster dose in the second year of life (at least 4 weeks after third dose)

    Two PCV10 doses given aged 7–11 months with 4 weeks or longer between doses

    • Give PCV10 booster dose in the second year of life (preferably at least 8 weeks after the second dose but can be 4 weeks if this brings the child in line with the Schedule)

    Two PCV10 doses given with 8 weeks or longer between doses

    • Give PCV10 booster dose in the second year of life (at least 4 weeks after second dose)

     

    PCV10 – Catch-up immunisation for children aged 12–59 months

    No PCV10 doses

     
    • Give two PCV10 doses 8 weeks apart

    First PCV10 given aged 6 months or younger

    One PCV10 dose

    • Give two PCV10 doses 8 weeks apart
     

    Two PCV10 doses with less than 8 weeks between doses

    • Give two PCV10 doses 8 weeks apart starting at least 4 weeks after the second dose
     

    Two PCV10 doses with 8 weeks or longer between doses

    • Give one PCV10 dose at least 4 weeks after the second dose
     

    Three PCV10 doses

    • Give one PCV10 dose at least 4 weeks after the third dose

    First PCV10 given aged 7–11 months

    One PCV10 dose

    • Give two PCV10 doses 8 weeks apart starting at least 4 weeks after the first dose
     

    Two PCV10 doses with 4 weeks or longer between doses

    • Give one PCV10 dose at least 4 weeks after the second dose

    First PCV10 given aged 12 months or older

    One PCV10 dose

    • Give one PCV10 dose at least 8 weeks after the first dose
     

    Two PCV10 doses with 8 weeks or longer between doses

    • No more PCV10 doses required

    Last updated: Oct 2020