Immunizations

Flu Vaccines:

Flue vaccine can be given 6 months and up during the season.
2 years and up can get a flumist.
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Hep B Hepatitis B vaccine protects against a viral liver infection

DTaP Diptheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis (Whooping cough) vaccine

IPV Polio vaccine.

Pediarix Combination of Dtap, Polio and Hep B vaccine given as one injection.

Pedvax (Hib) Haemophilus Influenzae B protects against a bacteria that causes blood infections and meningitis

Prevnar (PCV) Prevnar or pneumococcal vaccine protects against bacteria that causes blood infection, meningitis, and some ear infections

Rotarix Rotavirus vaccine, which is given orally, protects against a major cause of viral gastroenteritis

MMR Measles, mumps and rubella vaccine

Varivax (Varicella) Chicken pox vaccine

Proquad MMR + Varicella combined.

Havarix (Hep A) Hepatitis A vaccine protects against a viral liver infection spread through contaminated food and water.

Bexsero Meningococcal vaccine protects against meningitis. A booster is now recommended before entering college.

Boostrix (Tdap) Tetanus, Diptheria, and Pertussis (Whooping Cough) vaccine for older children recommended prior to starting 6th grade.

Gardasil-9 (HPV) Human Papilloma Virus vaccine protects against certain strains of the virus that can cause cervical cancer and warts. This vaccine is now offered to both boys and girls.

Learn more: Routine Baby Vaccines

Screens & Diagnostic Tests

ASQ - Developmental screens given at 6 months-5 years.  The parent/guardian completes the paperwork and it is graded to screen for fine motor, gross motor, communication, problem solving and social delays.  This screen is required for completion of a kindergarten form.

Hemoglobin - A fingerprick blood test done at 9 months and at yearly well checks to screen for types of anemia, or low iron.

MCHAT - A risk assessment for autism given at 18 and 24 months.

Stereopsis - A vision screen that measures depth perception.  This screen is required for completion of a kindergarten form.

Vision Screen - A vision screen using a wall chart for ages 3 and up.  This screen is required for completion of a kindergarten form.

Hearing Screen - A hearing screen using audiometry.  Headphones are placed on the child and it is determined if they can here tones at different frequency and volumes.  This screen is required for completion of a kindergarten form.

Lead Level - A fingerprick blood test done at the 12 and 24 month well checks.  The blood is sent to the state lab to test for lead poisoning.  This is age group is more at risk for lead poisoning due to increased mobility.  Their developing nervous systms are more susceptible to adverse effects of lead.  Results are available within 2-3 weeks, and we will only call the parents if there is an abnormal result.  This screen may be required for some daycare or preschool forms.

Wilmington Office

Address:
715 Medical Center Drive
Wilmington, NC  28401

Phone: (910)763-2476
FAX: (910)763-8176

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Hampstead Office

Address:
16747 US HWY 17N, Suite 114 Hampstead, NC  28443

Phone: (910) 777-2013
FAX: (910) 821-1060

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