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how long is a typhoid vaccine good for

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marybeth Lambe
45 years experience Travel Medicine
Depends on type: The inactivated "killed" shot form lasts for two years. The oral attenuated "live" form given as a series of capsules every other day as four doses l ... Read More

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Hamstra
36 years experience Pediatrics
Better than none: All vaccines improve your body's immune response to an infectious agent most of the time the vaccine prevents the illness or keeps from getting as si ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
31 years experience Pediatrics
Depends on type: Oral: primary immunization is 4 doses taken every other day for a week 1 week before possible typhoid exposure will be protected. Booster doses in 5 y ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
??bloodstream ??: This vaccine is injected into the muscle, where it lingers and gradually enters the blood over a period of several days.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
21 years experience Pediatrics
Oral vaccine : Could not see any interaction between oral typhoid vaccine and methylpred. You should be fine starting it .
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
28 years experience Pediatrics
See below: There is no specific waiting period.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Varies: I ordered some for the office last summer and the raw cost was about $100 a dose. Another physician who took the family overseas said a public travel ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
28 years experience Pediatrics
Minimal risk: Typhoid is not a prominent illness in the US.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sarah Kohl
35 years experience Travel Medicine
Vs. Typhoid Fever: Typhoid vaccine protects against an infection caused by salmonella typhi. It comes in two forms an oral, live version which works for 5 years and a k ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
It is recommended: You can check the cdc website for specific traveler information based on destination and length of stay. www.cdc.gov/travel.

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