Anticipate Changes for the Use of Prevnar 13 in Seniors

CDC guidelines coming this fall may change your hospital's pneumococcal vaccination protocol for immunocompetent seniors.

We're used to giving immunocompetent adults 65 and older Prevnar 13 followed by Pneumovax 23 one year later...based on 2014 recommendations.

The idea was to further decrease pneumococcal infection rates.

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