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what is direct transmission?person to person contact
What is indirect transmission?contaminated objects or vector
what is vector borne?tick or mosquito
Chain of infection includes:Agent, Resrvoir, Exit, Transmission, Entry, Host susecptibility
What is passive immunity?antibodies from another person/animal
what is active immunity?natural immunity
What color is the CDC book?Pink
What color is the American Academy of Pediatrics?Red
Herd Effectprotection from those immune to those who do not have immunity
Live/Attenuated VaccineMMR and Chickenpox at 12 mos; contraindicated in those with immune disorder
killed/inactivated vaccinetriggers body immune response (multiple doses)
ToxoidsTetanus, Diptheria
RecombinatHPV; TDAP
When to give TDAP?>7 years
When to give DTAP?<7 years
Best IM injection siteanterolateral aspect of thigh
Epinephrine Dose0.01 mg/kg
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