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Pneumovax 23 (pneumococcal polyvalent) vaccine and kidney disease

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Renal Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1890
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Pneumovax® 23 is a vaccine that protects against infections caused by the Streptococcus pneumoniae bacteria. Streptococcus pneumoniae is a type of bacteria that spreads from person to person by droplets when coughing or sneezing.This bacteria can cause many types of infections such as: pneumonia, meningitis, bacteremia, sinusitis, and otitis media. Pneumovax® 23 is recommended for adults with a weakened immune system as a result of kidney disease. Why you may need to get vaccinated, possible si…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Renal Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Pneumococcal Vaccines
Streptococcus pneumoniae
Kidney Diseases
Subjects (LCSH)
Pneumococcal vaccine
Streptococcus pneumoniae
Kidneys--Diseases
Abstract
Pneumovax® 23 is a vaccine that protects against infections caused by the Streptococcus pneumoniae bacteria. Streptococcus pneumoniae is a type of bacteria that spreads from person to person by droplets when coughing or sneezing.This bacteria can cause many types of infections such as: pneumonia, meningitis, bacteremia, sinusitis, and otitis media. Pneumovax® 23 is recommended for adults with a weakened immune system as a result of kidney disease. Why you may need to get vaccinated, possible side effects, the 2 types of vaccines, who should not get vaccinated, and when to get each vaccine are reviewed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: NSHA Renal Program
Pamphlet Number
1890
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Prevnar 13 (pneumococcal conjugate vaccine) and kidney disease

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams36443
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Renal Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1889
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Prevnar® 13 is a vaccine that protects against infections caused by the Streptococcus pneumoniae bacteria. Streptococcus pneumoniae is a type of bacteria that spreads from person to person by droplets when coughing or sneezing.This bacteria can cause many types of infections such as: pneumonia, meningitis, bacteremia, sinusitis, and otitis media. Prevnar® 13 is recommended for adults with a weakened immune system as a result of kidney disease. Why you may need to get vaccinated, possible side e…
Available Online
View Pamphlet
Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Renal Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Heptavalent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine
Streptococcus pneumoniae
Kidney Diseases
Subjects (LCSH)
Streptococcus pneumoniae
Kidneys--Diseases
Abstract
Prevnar® 13 is a vaccine that protects against infections caused by the Streptococcus pneumoniae bacteria. Streptococcus pneumoniae is a type of bacteria that spreads from person to person by droplets when coughing or sneezing.This bacteria can cause many types of infections such as: pneumonia, meningitis, bacteremia, sinusitis, and otitis media. Prevnar® 13 is recommended for adults with a weakened immune system as a result of kidney disease. Why you may need to get vaccinated, possible side effects, the 2 types of vaccines, who should not get vaccinated, and when to get each vaccine are reviewed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: NSHA Renal Program
Pamphlet Number
1889
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