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Pneumococcal 15‑valent Conjugate Vaccine (Single dose)(VACP15)
Pneumococcal 15‑valent Conjugate Vaccine (Single dose)(VACP15)
Pneumococcal 15‑valent Conjugate Vaccine (Single dose)(VACP15)

Pneumococcal 15‑valent Conjugate Vaccine (Single dose)(VACP15)

$1,400.00

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Human Health will contact the customer after successful payment. Customers can also call hotline for booking. Details please refer to terms and conditions.

*Please note that for all vaccine services, if you need to receive the vaccination on a specific day or time slot, please call 3970 8888 to inquire with customer service whether that time can be arranged, then proceed with payment and confirm the appointment with customer service.

Pneumonia is the 2nd leading cause of death in HK. Streptococcus pneumoniae is one of the common bacteria causing pneumonia (lung infection) and serious diseases; for example, meningitis, otitis media, sepsis and even death.

According to the recommendations of the Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection: All aged 2 or above or high-risk elderly persons aged 65 or above should have pneumococcal vaccination.

Vaccination is one of the most effective way to prevent invasive infection.

High-risk groups that are more susceptible to pneumococcal infection (1-5):

1. Young children under the age of 5 and older adults above the age of 50
2. Chronic cardiovascular excluding hypertension without complication, lung, liver or kidney diseases
3. Metabolic diseases including diabetes mellitus or obesity (A body mass index of 30 or greater)
4. Weakened immune system due to conditions such as HIV/AIDS or cancer
5. Chronic neurological conditions that can compromise respiratory functions
6. History of Invasive pneumococcal diseases, cerebrospinal fluid leakage or cochlear implantation

Consists of purified capsular polysaccharides from S.pneumoniae serotypes 1, 3, 4, 5, 6A, 6B, 7F, 9V, 14, 18C, 19A, 19F, 22F, 23F and 33F individually conjugated to CRM197 carrier protein (6).

Manufacturer:

  • MSD

Vaccination guidelines from the pharmaceutical company:

Infant vaccination schedule 1 (6):
Total of 3 doses: 1st dose can be given as early as 6-12 weeks old. 8 weeks after the injection of 1st dose, 2nd dose can be given. 3rd dose (booster) can be given between 11-15 months old.

Infant vaccination schedule 2 (6):
Total of 4 doses: 1st dose can be given as early as 6-12 weeks old. Next 2 doses need to be 4-8 weeks apart. 4th dose (booster) can be given after the 3rd dose at least 2 months later, and recommended to inject between 11-15 months old.

For those 2 years old and above (6): 1 dose
(Must have never received the 13-valent pneumococcal vaccine before)

Not applicable to:

  • People who have a history of severe allergic reaction to any of the vaccine component or Pneumovax 23 in the past
  • Those who are pregnant or breast-feeding
  • People with fever

    Tsim Sha Tsui-Impact Health Management Centre (Tsim Sha Tsui Healthy Square)
    Shop 102B, 1/F, Star House, 3 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon

    Mongkok- Impact Medical Imaging Centre
    Room 712, 7/F, Office Tower One, Grand Plaza, 625 & 639 Nathan Road, Kowloon

    Tsing Yi Station- Human Health Integrated Medical Centre 
    Shop No. 44 and 45, G/F, MTR Tsing Yi station, New Territories (MTR Tsing Yi Station Exit C)

    Tung Chung Station - Human Health Medical Centre 
    Shop 20, MTR Tung Chung Station, New Territories

    Hung Hom - Human Health Medical Centre
    Shop 30B, G/F, Tak Man Street, Whampoa Estate, Hung Hom, Kowloon

    Lai Chi Kok- Human Health Medical Centre
    Shop 105B, 1/F, Liberté Shopping Centre, 833 Lai Chi Kok Road, Lai Chi Kok, Kowloon

    Tin Shui Wai- Human Health Medical Centre
    Shop NG18, G/F, T Town North, Tin Yuet Estate, 33 & 39 Tin Wah Road, Tin Shui Wai, NT

    Shau Kei Wan-Human Health Medical Centre 
    Shop 39, G/F, Shopping Centre, Aldrich Garden, Shau Kei Wan, Hong Kong

    Kowloon Station-Human Health Medical Centre
    Concession KOW85, L2, MTR Kowloon Station, Kowloon

    If you purchase vaccine service, please pay attention to the following vaccination guidelines: 

    • Human Health will contact the customer within 2 working days after successful payment. Customers can also call hotline at 3970 8888 for booking. (Operation hours: Monday to Sunday: 9:00a.m.– 7:00p.m.)
    • Customer must provide a valid vaccination record to the medical center to determine the appropriateness of taking the vaccine.
    • Customer is not recommended for the injection if he/she is allergic to any component of the vaccine.
    • If customer has a fever or are taking antibiotics on the day of injection, it is recommended to delay the injection.
    • People who are taking drugs but not sure whether it is appropriate to accept the vaccine, it is recommended to consult the doctor or bring the relevant drugs to the health professionals for examination on the day of injection before deciding whether it is suitable for injection.
    • If after assessment by the doctor, you are not suitable for the vaccine injection, you will need to pay the doctor's consultation fee of HK$300 - $350. The difference will be refunded. The detailed charges will be based on the arrangements of the medical center.

    1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. About Pneumococcal Disease.
    2. Australian Government. Department of Health and Aged Care.National Notifiable Disease Surveillance System. Notification rate of pneumococcal disease (invasive). Australia, 2022.
    3. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Active Bacterial Core Surveillance Report. Emerging Infections Program Network, Streptococcus pneumoniae.
    4. Weycker D, et al. Rates and costs of invasive pneumococcal disease and pneumonia in persons with underlying medical conditions. BMC Health Serv Rev. 2016;16:182.
    5. Centre for Health Protection. Frequently Asked Questions on Pneumococcal Vaccination.
    6. Hong Kong Product Circular (Vaneuvance®, MSD)

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