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Clin Exp Vaccine Res. 2013 July; 2(2): 144–147.
Published online 2013 July 3. doi:  10.7774/cevr.2013.2.2.144
PMCID: PMC3710924

Recommended immunization schedule for children and adolescents in Korea, the Korean Pediatric Society, 2013 (The Committee on Infectious Diseases, the Korean Pediatric Society)

Abstract

This guideline contains the recommended immunization schedule for children and adolescents in Korea by the Committee on Infectious Diseases of the Korean Pediatric Society, updated in March 2013. It also includes a catch-up immunization schedule for children and adolescents who are behind the recommended schedule. These schedules are a minor revision of the corresponding parts of immunization guideline, 7th edition, of the Korean Pediatric Society, released in 2012. Tables of this paper are published with quotation approval of immunization schedule English version of Committee on Infectious Diseases and Committee on Publication of the Korean Pediatric Society.

This guideline contains the recommended immunization schedule for children and adolescents in Korea by the Committee on Infectious Diseases of the Korean Pediatric Society, updated in March 2013. It also includes a catch-up immunization schedule for children and adolescents who are behind the recommended schedule.

These schedules are a minor revision of the corresponding parts of immunization guideline, 7th edition, of the Korean Pediatric Society, released in 2012 [1]. Tables of this paper are published with quotation approval of immunization schedule English version of Committee on Infectious Diseases and Committee on Publication of the Korean Pediatric Society [2].

Recommended Immunization Schedule

The schedule shown in Table 1 is for persons aged 0 through 18 years without delayed vaccination.

Table 1
Recommended immunization schedule for children and adolescents - The Korean Pediatric Society, 2013

Catch-up Immunization Schedule

For children and adolescents whose vaccination has been delayed for more than one month, the schedule should be referred to the catch-up immunization schedule (Table 2). The schedule comprises two parts; for infants and children aged 0 to 6 years and for children and adolescents aged 7 to 18 years.

Table 2
Catch-up immunization schedule for children and adolescents - The Korean Pediatric Society, 2013

Footnotes

No potential conflict of interest relevant to this article was reported.

References

1. The Korean Pediatric Society. Recommended immunization schedule for children and adolescents. In: Lee HJ, editor. Immunization guideline. 7th ed. Seoul: The Korean Pediatric Society; 2012. pp. 1–4.
2. Jo DS, Kim JH, Choi EH, et al. Recommended immunization schedule for children and adolescents: the Korean Pediatric Society, 2013. Korean J Pediatr. 2013;56:231–234. [PMC free article] [PubMed]

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