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Take the Infant Immunization Quiz

Test your knowledge of vaccinations against a variety of diseases that can affect your child. This quiz is based on information from the CDC.

1. A pregnant woman passes antibodies to her unborn baby through the placenta to protect against certain diseases. About how long does this natural immunity last after birth?
2. Which vaccine is given soon after birth?
3. Bacterial meningitis strikes infants more often than any other age group. Which vaccine will help prevent one previously common type of meningitis?
4. What type of reaction commonly occurs after the diphtheria, tetanus, and cellular pertussis (DTaP) vaccine?
5. When should an infant not be given a DTaP vaccine?
6. In the combined DTP immunization used in the past, which of the three vaccine components reportedly caused severe reactions?
Online Medical Reviewer: MMI board-certified, academically affiliated clinician
Online Medical Reviewer: Turley, Ray, BSN, MSN
Date Last Reviewed: 6/25/2014
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