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Table 1 Recommended age, acceptable age for the 1st dose and acceptable intervals between doses of the studied vaccines: Guangdong, China, 2011

From: Vaccination coverage and its determinants among migrant children in Guangdong, China

  Recommended age for routine immunization (month) Acceptable age for the 1st dose, month (days)a Acceptable interval between doses, month (days)a
BCG birth birth (0–1) -
HepB    
1 birth birth (0–1) -
2 1 - 1 (28–61)
3 6 - 59–183
OPV    
1 2 2 (59–91) -
2 3 - 28–61
3 4 - 28–61
DPT    
1 3 3 (89–122) -
2 4 - 28–61
3 5 - 28–61
MCV 8 8 (242–274) -
  1. aThe minimum acceptable age for the 1st dose and the minimum acceptable interval between doses were approved by China’s MOH17. The maximum acceptable age for the 1st dose and the maximum acceptable interval between doses were determined by the recommended age for routine administration.