Pertussis: Recommended vaccinations
  General recommendation
  Recommendation for specific groups only
  Catch-up (e.g. if previous doses missed)
 
Vaccination not funded by the National Health system
 
Mandatory vaccination
MonthsYears
234561011121314151618192345678910111213141516171819254560616465≥ 66
Austria
acP
acP
acP
acP1
acP
acP
acP2
acp2
acp3
Belgium
acP
acP
acP
acP
acP
acp
acp4
Bulgaria
acP
acP
acP
acP5
acP
acp
Croatia
acP
acP
acP
acP
acP
acP6
Cyprus
acP
acP
acP
acP
acP
Czech Republic
acP7
acP
acP
acP
acP
acp8
acp
Denmark
acP
acP
acP
acP
Estonia
acP
acP
acP
acP
acP
acp
Finland
acP
acP
acP
acP
acp
France
acP9
acP
acP
acP
acp
acp10
Germany
acP
acP
acP
acP
acP
acp
acp
acp11
Greece
acP
acP
acP
acP
acp
acp
acP
acp
acp
acp
acp12
Hungary
acP
acP
acP
acP
acP
acp13
Iceland
acP
acP
acP
acp
acp14
Ireland
acP
acP
acP
acP
acp15
acp16
Italy
acP
acP
acP
acP
acp
acp17
Latvia
acP
acP
acP
acP
acP18
Liechtenstein
acP
acP
acP
acP19
acp
acp
acp20
Lithuania
acP
acP
acP
acP
acP
acp
Luxembourg
acP
acP
acP
acP
acP
acP21
Malta
acP
acP
acP
acp
Netherlands
acP22
acP
acP
acP
acP
acp23
Norway
acP
acP
acP
acP
acP
Poland
wcP24
wcP24
wcP24
wcP24
acP
acp
Portugal
acP
acP
acP
acP
acP
acp25
Romania
acP
acP
acP
acP
Slovakia
acP
acP
acP
acP
acP
Slovenia
acP
acP
acP
acP
acp26
Spain
acP27
acP27
acP27
acp27
acp28
Sweden
acP
acP
acP
acP
acp29
United Kingdom
acP30
acP31
acP32
acP33
acp34

Footnotes:

  1. Minimum interval of 6 month after second dose
  2. dTaP-IPV every 10 years
  3. dTaP every 5 years
  4. One dose of dTTaP every 10 years for adults after receiving the childhood immunisation schedule. Vaccination of expectant mothers during every pregnancy with a pertussis-containing vaccine in week 24 to week 32 of pregnancy
  5. Not earlier than 12 months after the 3rd dose
  6. Catch-up at grade 1
  7. The first dose of hexavalent vaccine is given from the end of the 2nd month of life, at intervals of two months between the first and the second dose, and the third dose given between the eleventh and thirteenth months of the child's age
  8. A single dose of Tdap is also recommended to be given in pregnancy, ideally in the third trimester, between pregnancy weeks 28 and 36. In women who did not receive Tdap in pregnancy, a single dose of Tdap is recommended to be given immediately after delivery to minimise the risk of infection transmission to the neonate. see full recommendation at http://www.szu.cz/uploads/Epidemiologie/Pertuse/CR_Pertussis_Recommendation_for_pregnant_women.pdf
  9. or 8 weeks of age
  10. For those who did not receive a dose of pertussis containing vaccine during the past 5 years, a booster with a quadrivalent vaccine (dTacp-IPV) is recommended at the time of the Td-IPV booster at 25 years. For those aged 25 years and above that did not receive a booster dose, catch-up with a dTacp-IPV vaccine can be proposed until 39 years of age. Recommendation to have an interval of 10 years in adults between a documented pertussis and pertussis re-vaccination.
  11. The next due Td 10-yearly booster dose should be with a Tdacp vaccine. Subsequent booster doses are to be done with Td vaccines.
  12. Td booster every 10 years. One of the booster dose should be with Tdacp or Tdacp-IPV
  13. School-based vaccination in 6th grade
  14. Repeat for pregnant women in second or third trimester of every pregnancy. Repeat every 10 years for others at risk.
  15. Booster dose
  16. Tdacp - Vaccination for pregnant women between 27-36 weeks gestation (introduced in September 2013). If the recipient does not have a medical card, they must pay administration cost of the vaccination out-of-pocket.
  17. Tdap is recommended every 10 years from age 19, and also for pregnant women in the third trimester (ideally 28 weeks)
  18. Six-year-old children may be vaccinated with vaccinations for 7-year-old children, if the child is beginning to study in an educational institution.
  19. A lower dose of diphtheria toxoid (d) and whooping cough (ap) can also be used (dTap) The pertussis booster provided between the ages of 4 and 7 years should be administered no later than school entry.
  20. Booster at 25 years (dTap), 45 years (dT) and 65 years (dT), and then every 10 years (dT)
  21. Subsequent Tdacp-IPV booster every 10 years
  22. Recommended only in specific circumstances, for example: infants born to a mother not vaccinated against pertussis during pregnancy or infants born to a mother infected with Hepatitis B
  23. Recommended for pregnant women from 22 weeks gestation
  24. An acellular pertussis component (aP) combination vaccine should be used for children with contraindications to vaccination with the whole cell pertussis vaccine and in children born before 37th week of pregnancy or born with birth weight less than 2500 g
  25. Tdap vaccination recommended during pregnancy in all ages between 20 to 36 weeks of gestation
  26. Pregnant women: 1 dose Tdap vaccine recommended from the 24th week of pregnancy
  27. For more detail on review and recommendation for pertussis vaccination in Spain, please refer to http://msc.es/profesionales/saludPublica/prevPromocion/vacunaciones/docs/TosFerina.pdf
  28. Repeat for pregnant women starting from week 27 of the pregnancy (preferably at week 27 or 28).
  29. Given to 8-9 grade students.
  30. Recommended at 8 weeks
  31. Recommended at 12 weeks
  32. Recommended at 16 weeks
  33. Given at three years four months or soon after
  34. Pregnant women. From 16 weeks gestation. dTaP/IPV For more information, refer to https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/vaccination-against-pertussis-whooping-cough-for-pregnant-women