2013 IDSA clinical practice guideline for vaccination of the immunocompromised host

Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Feb;58(3):309-18. doi: 10.1093/cid/cit816.


An international panel of experts prepared an evidenced-based guideline for vaccination of immunocompromised adults and children. These guidelines are intended for use by primary care and subspecialty providers who care for immunocompromised patients. Evidence was often limited. Areas that warrant future investigation are highlighted.

Keywords: asplenic patients; immunization; immunocompromised patients; immunodeficiency patients; immunosuppression; vaccination.

Publication types

  • Practice Guideline
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Humans
  • Immunocompromised Host*
  • Infant
  • Middle Aged
  • Vaccination / methods*
  • Young Adult