The full indication for Nimenrix® is active immunisation of individuals from the age of 6 weeks against invasive meningococcal disease caused by Neisseria meningitidis group A, C, W135 and Y.1
Since September 2019, as part of the NIO Schools Immunisation Programme, students in their first year of secondary school are offered a meningococcal ACWY booster (MenACWY) vaccination, Nimenrix®.2
MenACWY immunisation is recommended for certain people at increased risk due to a medical condition or treatment.3,4
Nimenrix® is the only ACWY meningococcal vaccine with persistence of bactericidal antibodies evaluated for up to 10 years.1
- Nimenrix® Summary of Product Characteristics. February 2021.
- MenACWY Schools Immunisation Programme. Available at: https://www.hse.ie/eng/health/immunisation/pubinfo/schoolprog/menacwy/ Last accessed: November 2021.
- National Immunisation Office. Immunisation Guidelines. Chapter 13, Meningococcal Infection. Available at: https://www.hse.ie/eng/health/immunisation/hcpinfo/guidelines/chapter13.pdf Last accessed: November 2021.
- National Immunisation Office. Immunisation Guidelines. Chapter 3, Immunisation of Immunocompromised Persons. Available at: https://www.hse.ie/eng/health/immunisation/hcpinfo/guidelines/chapter3.pdf Last accessed: November 2021.
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