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July 29, 2011
According to the 2011 CDC/ACIP General Recommendations on Immunization, (p21);
“Persons with most forms of altered imunocompetence should not receive live vaccines . .”
These include
a) MMR, varicella, MMRV
b) LAIV influenza (intranasal), zoster, yellow fever
c) oral typhoid, BCG, rotavirus OR ANY OF ABOVE
d) (a) and (c)

July 28, 2011
According to the 2011 CDC/ACIP General Recommendations on Immunization,  p 20
 there are “two types of influenza vaccine” in the US:
 TIV (injection) and LAIV (intranasal). 
“Vaccinantion with ___ is ____ specifically for persons with altered immunocompetence, including HIV”
a) TIV or LAIV ; contraindicated
b) TIV ; recommended
c) TIV; contraindicated
d) LAIV; recommended


Weekly Quiz for the Public
July 27, 2011
According to the CDC’s Extreme Heat: A Prevention Guide (July 2009)
If you see signs of heat stroke (last week’s question),
a) “get the victim to a shady area”
b) “cool the victim rapidly using whatever methods you can”
c) “do not give the victim fluids to drink”
d) all of above


July 27, 2011
According to the 2011 CDC/ACIP General Recommendations on Immunization,  Epinephrine
(1:1,000, IM) is the “primary regimen” for vaccine anaphylaxis.  Which are “secondary regimen”s for adults (available PO or IM)? table 8
a) diphenhydramine (IM or PO)
b) hydroxyzine (PO, IM)
c) prednisone (PO)
d) any of above

July 26, 2011
According to the 2011 CDC/ACIP General Recommendations on Immunization,  Epinephrine
(1:1,000, IM) is the “primary regimen” for vaccine anaphylaxis.  Which are “secondary regimen”s for children (available PO or IM)? table 8
a) diphenhydramine (PO, IM or IV)
b) hydroxyzine (PO, IM)
c) prednisone (PO)
d) any of above

July 25, 2011
According to the 2011 CDC/ACIP General Recommendations on Immunization, all vaccine providers should be prepared to treat anaphylaxis
(p 12-13 ).  “Administration of epinephrine is the management of choice.”
The “primary regimen” for both adults and children is
“Epinephrine _____ (aqueous) (1 mg/mL)*”
“0.01 mg/kg up to ___ mg  IM”
“repeated every ____ minutes up to 3 doses”
Table 8: .
a) 1:   1000; 0.5 ; IM; 10-20
b) 1:   1000; 1.0 ; IV; 10-20
c) 1: 10,000; 1.0; SC; 1-2
d) 1: 10,000; 2.0; IM; 10-20

July 22, 2011
2011 cdc immunization
According to the 2011 CCD/ACIP General Recommendations on Immunization, which are neither “contraindications” nor “precautions” for vaccination?  (p 10-11)
a) “history of a severe allergic reaction (i.e., anaphylaxis) after a previous dose of vaccine or to a vaccine component” (unless desensitized)
b) “moderate or severe acute illness with or without a fever”
c) diarrhea, minor upper respiratory tract illnesses
current antimicrobial therapy

d) none of above

July 21, 2011
2011 cdc immunization
According to the 2011 CCD/ACIP General Recommendations on Immunization, which are “contraindications” for vaccination?
(p 10-11)
a) “history of a severe allergic reaction (i.e., anaphylaxis) after a previous dose of vaccine or to a vaccine component” (unless desensitized)
b) “moderate or severe acute illness with or without a fever”
c) diarrhea, minor upper respiratory tract illnesses
current antimicrobial therapy
d) all of above

July 20, 2011
According to the 2011 CCD/ACIP General Recommendations on Immunization, which (is a/are) “precaution”(s) for vaccination?
(p 10-11)
2011 cdc immunization
a) MMR in  “severely immunocompromised”
b) influenza vaccine for a person  “with a history of Guillain-BarrĂ© syndrome within 6 weeks of a previous influenza vaccination)” 
c) diarrhea, minor upper respiratory tract illnesses
 or current antimicrobial therapy
d) all of above

July 19, 2011
2011 cdc immunization
According to the 2011 CCD/ACIP General Recommendations on Immunization, which are “contraindications” for vaccination?
(p 10-11)
a) “history of a severe allergic reaction (i.e., anaphylaxis) after a previous dose of vaccine or to a vaccine component” (unless desensitized)
b) “moderate or severe acute illness with or without a fever”
c) diarrhea, minor upper respiratory tract illnesses
current antimicrobial therapy
d) all of above

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