AMA CPT® Assistant - 2009 Issue 10 (October)
Vaccines and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Approval (October 2009)
October 2009 page 6 Vaccines and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Approval In recent years, vaccine and toxoid development has become very active, resulting in many new and combination vaccines, while new formulations and dosages of existing vaccines are also being made available. The demand for vaccines has increased. Immunization schedules endorsed by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), and the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), include a greater number of vaccines and vaccination options for both children and adults of all ages and risk levels. The growing capacity to prevent...
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