Typbar-TCV is a sterile, clear and colourless liquid containing purified Vi capsular polysaccharide of Salmonella typhi Ty2 which is conjugated to Tetanus Toxoid carrier protein. Typbar-TCV is indicated for active immunization against Salmonella typhi infection in adults, children and infants above 6 months of age. Typbar-TCV induces T- cell dependent immunity.
The immunizing dose for adults, children and infants greater than or equal to 6 months of age is a single dose of 0.5 ml. A booster dose may be given after 3 years.
For latest IAP updates see revised immunization schedule.
Typbar-TCV should not be administered to person with hypersensitivity to any component of vaccine, pregnant and lactating women. People suffering from fever or severe illness should not be given the vaccine.
1 Dose, 5 Dose