JPAC Joint United Kingdom (UK) Blood Transfusion and Tissue Transplantation Services Professional Advisory Committee

Appendix 4 - Table of Immunizations

Diseases Protected against Comments and example trade names of adult preparations  
Anthrax Rarely given available only through Public Health England. Non-Live
Cholera Oral vaccine. Dukoral® Non-Live
HiB    Haemophilus influenza, Menitorex®   Non-Live

Hepatitis A    

May be combined with typhoid or hepatitis B. Avaxim®, Epaxal®, Ambirix®, Twinrix®, Hapatyrix®, Viatim®  Non-Live

Hepatitis B       


May be combined with hepatitis A If unexposed and more than 7 days from last immunisation, accept. See: Hepatitis B – Immunisation
Engerix®, Fendrix®, HBvaxPRO®, Ambirix®, Twinrix® 
HPV  Usually given to teenage girls, Cervarix®, Gardasil® Non-Live
Influenza-intra-nasal     Fluenz® to age 18    Live
Influenza  Injection-annual flu jab. Agrippal®, Enzira®, Fluarix®, Fluvirin®, Imuvac®, Influvac®, Intanza® Optaflu®, Pandemrix®    Non-Live
Japanese Encephalitis     Travel. Ixiaro®   Non-Live
Measles, Mumps, Rubella       MMR vaccines. M-M-RvaxPro®, Priorix®  Live
Meningitis    Meningococcal group C, Meningococcal group B and the Quadrivalent ACWY immunisation may also be given in combination with HiB. Meningitec®, Menjugate Kit®, NeisVac-C®, Bexsero®, Menveo®,Nimenrix®     Non-Live
Pertussis      Usually pregnant women, Boostrix-IPV®   Non-Live

Pneumococcal disease 


 Given to people with specific risks e.g Asplenic. And over 65s Pneumovax II®   Non-Live
Polio       Would usually be given Diphtheria, Tetanus and Polio (injection). Boostrix-IPV®, Revaxis®, Repevax®  Non-Live
Rabies    Travel or post-bite. Rabipur®   Non-Live
Shingles      Routine immunisation for older people. Zostavax® Live
Smallpox         Rarely given, see: Smallpox Immunization Live


   Would usually be given Diphtheria, Tetanus and Polio. Revaxis®   Non-Live
Tick-borne encephalitis        Tico-vac®  Non-Live
Tuberculosis    BCG vaccine    Live
Typhoid - injected      Typherix®, Typhim Vi® Non-Live
Typhoid - Oral        Vivotif®  Live
Varicella (chickenpox)    Mainly healthcare workers. Varilrix®, Varivax®,    Live
Yellow Fever    Stamaril®   Live