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Immunisation – ProQuad vaccine will now be delivered as an additional MMRV vaccine brand

July 23, 2015
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ProQuad® is a new brand of measles, mumps, rubella and varicella (MMRV) vaccine that was introduced onto the National Immunisation Program schedule from July 2015.

This means when ordering MMRV vaccine you may receive either brand (ProQuad or Priorix tetra) for routine use in children at 18 months of age.

For a short period of time a flyer with further information will accompany vaccine orders containing ProQuad vaccine. This is attached for your information

The August Immunisation Newsletter contains an article comparing the 2 vaccine brands.