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A dose of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine was administered into my patient’s dialysis port. Does this dose count?

There are no data on the effectiveness of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine given by the intravenous route. The patient has renal disease, so it is important to ensure that the dose they receive is effective. CDC recommends repeating the dose.

Last reviewed: December 28, 2022

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