Infectious Disease Book


Yellow Fever Vaccine

Aka: Yellow Fever Vaccine, YF VAX
  1. See Also
    1. Yellow Fever
    2. Prevention of Vector-borne Infection
  2. Mechanism
    1. Live attenuated virus Vaccine
  3. Indications: Travel to Yellow Fever endemic areas
    1. Sub-Saharan Africa
    2. Amazon basin of South America
  4. Dose: Patient over age 9 months
    1. Dose: 0.5 ml subcutaneous every 10 years
  5. Contraindications
    1. Immunocompromised Patient
      1. HIV Infection
      2. Immunosuppressive medications
    2. Pregnancy (relative contraindication)
    3. Infant under age 6 months
    4. Hypersensitivity to egg products
  6. Efficacy
    1. Effective in 100% of patients for 10 years

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