DLSUMC is the first in Cavite to offer immunization services to children and adults to eradicate or avert vaccine-preventable diseases.
Vaccines offered at DLSUMC Immunization Center:
|VACCINE TYPE||RECOMMENDED DOSES OF VACCINE FOR ADULTS|
|Influenza (flu) vaccine||One (1) dose every year|
|Varicella (chickenpox) vaccine||Two (2) doses for adults who have not had chickenpox|
|Pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine||One (1) dose for adults 65 years and older and for people with chronic conditions or weakened immune systems. Some people may need two (2) doses.|
|Hepatitis B vaccine||Three (3) doses of Hepatitis B are recommended for: health care professionals; patients receiving hemodialysis; injection drug users; and individuals with chronic liver disease or end-stage renal disease|
|Hepatitis A vaccine||Two (2) doses of Hepatitis A vaccine are recommended for: people with chronic liver disease; people with blood clotting disorders; people who live with or care for a person with Hepatitis A; people who anticipate close, personal contact with an international adoptee from a country where Hepatitis A is prevalent; injection drug users; and international travelers|
|Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR) vaccine||Two (2) doses|
|Tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis (Tdap)/Td vaccine||One (1) tetanus booster every 10 years
One (1) dose of Tdap should replace a single tetanus booster for adults under 65 years
|Meningococcal vaccine||One (1) dose for adults with a damaged or removed spleen; people with immune system disorders; military recruits; microbiologists exposed to meningococcal bacteria; and international travelers. Those who have an increased risk of infection may need to be revaccinated.|
|Typhoid vaccine||One (1) dose; booster every 2-3 years|
|Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine||Three (3) doses for women aged 19-26. Men may also get three (3) doses to protect against genital warts.|
Note: The information provided is not intended or implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Please consult with your healthcare provider for your specific needs.
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