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Table 1 Australian National Immunization Program (NIP) Schedule

From: An australian audit of vaccination status in children and adolescents with inflammatory bowel disease

Age Australian Routine Schedule Vaccines by Antigen
Birth Hepatitis B
2 months Diphtheria
  Tetanus
  Pertussis (acellular)
  Polio
  Haemophilus Influenzae type b (Hib)
  Hepatitis B
  7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine* (7vPCV)
  Rotavirus
4 months Diphtheria
  Tetanus
  Pertussis
  Polio
  Hib
  Hepatitis B
  7vPCV
  Rotavirus
6 months Diphtheria
  Tetanus
  Pertussis
  Polio
  Hib
  Hepatitis B
  7vPCV
  Rotavirus
12 months Measles
  Mumps
  Rubella
  Hib
  Meningococcal C
18 months Varicella**
4 years Diphtheria
  Tetanus
  Pertussis
  Polio
  Measles
  Mumps
  Rubella
12-13 Years Quadrivalent Human Papillomavirus (HPV††) vaccine
  Varicella and Hepatitis B vaccine catch-up if required
15-16 years Diphtheria
  Tetanus
  Pertussis (acellular) [dTap 'booster']
  1. *pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV7) commenced January 2005 (catch-up for children born after January 2003)
  2. Rotavirus vaccine program commenced June 2007
  3. ** Varicella vaccine on routine NIP schedule November 2005
  4. †† HPV vaccine on NIP schedule April 2007- females only, catch-up 12-26 year olds 2007-09