Minimum Ages and Intervals Between Doses of Routinely Recommended Vaccines 1, 2

Vaccine and dose number Minimum age for this dose Minimum interval to next dose
Hepatitis B (HepB) -13
HepB -2
HepB-34
Birth
4 weeks
24 weeks
4 weeks
8 weeks
Inactivated poliovirus (IPV)-13
IPV-2
IPV-3
IPV-410
6 weeks
10 weeks
14 weeks
4 years
4 weeks
4 weeks
6 months
Diphtheria-tetanus-acellular pertussis (DTaP)-13
DTaP-2
DTaP-3
DTaP-4
DTaP-5
6 weeks
10 weeks
14 weeks
12 months
4 years
4 weeks
4 weeks
6 months 5,6
6 months 5,6,7
Tetanus-diphtheria (Td) 7 years 5 years
Tetanus-diphtheria-acellular pertussis (Tdap) 13 7 years
Haemophilus influenza type b (Hib)-1 3,8
Hib-2
Hib-3 9
Hib-4
6 weeks
10 weeks
14 weeks
12 months
4 weeks
4 weeks
8 weeks
Measles-mumps-rubella (MMR)-1 11MMR-2 11 12 months13 months (routine @ 4-6 years) 4 weeks—
Varicella (Var)-1 11Var-2 11 12 months15 months (routine @ 4-6 years) 12 weeks 12
Pneumococcal conjugate (PCV)-1 8
PCV-2
PCV-3
PCV-4
6 weeks
10 weeks
14 weeks
12 months
4 weeks
4 weeks
8 weeks
Recommended Vaccines1
Rotavirus (RV)-114
RV-2
RV-315
6 weeks
10 weeks
14 weeks
4 weeks
4 weeks
Hepatitis A (HepA)-1
HepA-2
12 months
18 months
6 months5
Human Papillomavirus (HPV)-116
HPV-2
HPV-317
9 years
9 years (+4weeks)
9 years (+24 weeks)
4 weeks
12 weeks17
Meningococcal conjugate (MCV4)-118MCV4-2 2 years (if high risk indication)19
(routine @ 11-12 years)11 years (+8 weeks)
(routine @ 16 years)
8 weeks—
Influenza, inactivated 20 6 months 4 weeks
Influenza, live attenuated 20 2 years 4 weeks

 

Adapted from: Table 1, General Recommendations on Immunization, MMWR, Vol. 60/No. 2, January 28, 2011