Adults and children 2 to 55 yr of age:IM Single 0.5 mL dose, preferably in the deltoid region.
Adults and children 2 yr of age and older:Subcutaneous Single 0.5 mL dose. Revaccination with a single 0.5 mL dose may be indicated for persons at high risk of infection, particularly children who were first vaccinated when they were younger than 4 yr of age.
Hypersensitivity to dry natural rubber latex; hypersensitivity to any component of the product, including diphtheria toxoid; known history of Guillain-Barré syndrome; life-threatening reaction after previous administration of a vaccine containing similar components.
Known sensitivity to thimerosal or any component of the vaccine. Defer immunization during any acute illness.