Prince Edward Island - Criteria for RSV Prophylaxis

Premature babies born at 30 weeks and 0 days or earlier and who are less than 6 months of age at the beginning of the RSV season (born after June 1st) should be considered for RSVP, please speak to your baby’s doctor.

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Premature babies born in isolated communities depending on the baby’s health.

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Other medical conditions, for example, severe chronic lung disease, congenital heart disease, down syndrome, please speak to your health care provider.

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Season Starts: December 1st

Doses Allowed: 5

 

PEI follows the same criteria as Nova Scotia

Source: http://iwk.nshealth.ca/palivizumab/provincial-guidelines/indications-for-use

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