Non-Indigenous adults without risk conditions for pneumococcal disease are recommended to receive 13vPCV at ≥70 years of age
A single dose of 13vPCV is recommended for all non-Indigenous adults at 70 years of age.
Non-Indigenous adults aged ≥70 years who did not receive a dose of 13vPCV at 70 years of age are recommended to receive a single catch-up dose of 13vPCV as soon as possible.
Non-Indigenous adults aged ≥70 years who have previously received 23vPPV are recommended to receive the dose of 13vPCV at least 12 months after their last 23vPPV dose.
Adults aged ≥70 years with risk conditions for pneumococcal disease are recommended to receive 13vPCV followed by additional doses of 23vPPV, as per the schedule for people with medical risk factors.
- 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
- 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine
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