46. Recommendations for Travel-Related Vaccinations and Medications for Transplant Travelers

  1. Deepali Kumar MD, MSc, FRCPC and
  2. Atul Humar MD, MSc, FRCPC
  1. Camille N. Kotton MD1,2

Published Online: 5 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444397949.ch46

The AST Handbook of Transplant Infections

The AST Handbook of Transplant Infections

How to Cite

Kotton, C. N. (2011) Recommendations for Travel-Related Vaccinations and Medications for Transplant Travelers, in The AST Handbook of Transplant Infections (eds D. Kumar and A. Humar), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444397949.ch46

Editor Information

  1. Transplant Infectious Diseases, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

Author Information

  1. 1

    Transplant and Immunocompromised Host Infectious Diseases, Infectious Diseases Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA

  2. 2

    Harvard Medical School, Harvard University, Boston, MA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 MAY 2011
  2. Published Print: 13 MAY 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470658277

Online ISBN: 9781444397949

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Keywords:

  • recommendations for travel-related vaccinations - and medications for transplant travelers;
  • hepatitis A;
  • meningococcal conjugate;
  • Japanese encephalitis;
  • inactivated polio (IPV);
  • Salmonella typhi (Typhim Vi);
  • Bacille Calmette-Guérina;
  • CDC, centers for disease control;
  • travel-related medications - adult dosages and duration;
  • interactions between transplant and travel-related medications

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Recommendations for travel-related vaccinations for transplant travelers

  • Travel-related medications, adult dosages, and duration

  • Interactions between transplant and travel-related medicationsa