Table 1

National immunization schedule in The Netherlands
Phase Age Injection 1 Injection 2
1 0 months HBV*
2 months DTaP-IPV/Hib/HBV Pneu
3 months DTaP-IPV/Hib/HBV Pneu
4 months DTaP-IPV/Hib/HBV Pneu
11 months DTaP-IPV/Hib/HBV Pneu
14 months MMR MenC
2 4 years DTaP-IPV
3 9 years DT-IPV MMR
4 12 years HPV**

* Only for children of a mother who tested positive for hepatitis B.

** Only for girls: Three injections with a one-month interval between the first and second and a five-month interval between second and third.

HBV = Hepatitis B.

DTaP-IPV/HIb/HBV = Diphtheria Tetanus acellular Pertussis Inactivated Polio vaccine/Haemophilus Influenzae type B/Hepatitis B.

Pneu = Pneumococci (tenvalent).

MMR = Measles Mumps Rubella.

MenC = Meningococci C.

HPV = Human Papilloma Virus.

Ruijs et al.

Ruijs et al. BMC Health Services Research 2012 12:231   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-12-231

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