The number of recommended doses required to complete a primary course for a particular IMMUNISATION PROGRAMME for an IMMUNISATION DISEASE. For example, for a primary course of immunisation against Diphtheria, it is recommended that 3 doses be given. The number of doses recommended may vary depending on the age of the PERSON. For example, Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) primary course consists of 3 doses before thirteen months or one dose thereafter and immunisation against Group C meningococcal disease (MenC) requires 2 or 3 doses before 12 months according to age at vaccination or one dose thereafter.
This attribute is also known by these names:
|plural||PRIMARY COURSE DOSE NUMBER|