The active substance is Polysaccharides of bacteria Salmonella typhi. This medicinal product is a vaccine indicated in the prevention of typhoid fever in adults and in children over 2 years of age.
A single injection ensures protection. Immunity appears within 2 to 3 weeks after injection. Revaccination should be performed every 3 years if the risk of exposure continues.
The vaccination schedule is the same for children and for adults. TYPHIM Vi is especially indicated for people living in or travelling to endemic areas, migrants, health care professionals and military personnel.
For latest IAP updates see revised immunization schedule.
Polysacharide typhoid vaccine
Do not use TYPHIM Vi if you or your child are/is allergic to any ingredient of the vaccine, suffer/suffers from fever, an acute disease, a progressive chronic disease (in which case vaccination should be postponed)