Typhoid Vaccine Information
Vaccine Quick Information
- When to get vaccinated:
- If possible, you should get vaccinated two weeks before travel, however, if you are travelling sooner than this, you can get vaccinated, but fully immunity will not have developed.
- The typhoid vaccine will protect you for 3 years.
- One dose is required if a typhoid injection is given. However, if an oral typhoid vaccine is taken 3 doses is required.
- How is it given:
- Typhoid injections are usually given in your upper arm. While Typhoid Oral vaccines are given orally as a tablet. However if the oral vaccine is given, please remember to not eat one hour before your appointment.
- Side effects:
- Common side effects include soreness at the injection site, fever and digestive problems.
- The vaccine is suitable for anyone over the age of 2.
- Additional precautions:
- In addition to getting vaccinated you need to practise good food hygiene.
- Risk if you contract Typhoid:
- Typhoid can show similar symptoms to food poisoning and untreated correctly can lead to death.
One dose is required to provide 3 years protection.
- £40 per dose
- 1 dose(s)
- Total Cost
Typhoid fever is a bacterial infection which can spread through contaminated food, water and faeces. It is more commonly found in places with poor contamination.
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