Polio Vaccine

Bethany Sharpless Chalk, Pharm.D., BCPPS
Pediatric Dosing Author: Alice Jenh Hsu, PharmD, BCPS, AQ-ID
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VACCINE TYPE

Two forms:

  1. Inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV, routine use in the U.S.)
  2. Oral polio vaccine (OPV, use in endemic regions only)

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VACCINE TYPE

Two forms:

  1. Inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV, routine use in the U.S.)
  2. Oral polio vaccine (OPV, use in endemic regions only)

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Last updated: June 6, 2020