(SOLVED) Your patient had his 63rd birthday 5 months ago is visiting you in May for an annual exam.
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Your patient had his 63rd birthday 5 months ago is visiting you in May for an annual exam. He has a history of mild GERD but is otherwise healthy. His last Td booster was 6 years ago. He received Zostavax at age 59.
What vaccines will you recommend at this time?
A. Pneumococcal 13-valent conjugate PCV13)
B. Shingrix (1st of 2 dose series)
C. Influenza vaccine
D. Tetanus and diphtheria (Td)
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B. Shingrix (1st of 2 dose series) - The patient received Zostavax at age 59, which is a live attenuated vaccine that provides protection against shingles. However, the newer Shingrix vaccine, which is a non-live, recombinant vaccine, is now recommended over Zostavax as it has shown to be more effective and longer-lasting.
The CDC recommends Shingrix for....
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