Influenza Vaccine Group

Influenza Vaccine Group Evaluation and Forecasting Rules

The ICE Workgroup has not yet executed the CDC CDSi test cases for influenza against the implemented ICE rules; following that review, the ICE rules are subject to change.  

General Rules for Influenza

General rules are not series-specific; general rules apply to the entire vaccine group.

Influenza Vaccines

CVX Code

Name

Absolute Minimum AgeAbsolute Maximum Age
15Influenza, split 6 months - 4 days
16Influenza, whole6 months - 4 days
88Influenza, unspecified formulation6 months - 4 days
111 (star)Influenza, live, intranasal6 months - 4 days 50 years - 1 day
135Influenza, high dose, seasonal6 months - 4 days

140

Influenza, seasonal, injectable, preservative free6 months - 4 days
141Influenza, seasonal, injectable6 months - 4 days
144Influenza, seasonal, intradermal, preservative free12 years - 4 days65 years - 1 day
149 (star)Influenza, live, intranasal, quadrivalent6 months - 4 days 50 years - 1 day
150Influenza, injectable, quadrivalent, preservative free6 months - 4 days
151 (star)Influenza, nasal, unspecified formulation6 months - 4 days 50 years - 1 day
153Influenza, injectable, MDCK, preservative free6 months - 4 days
155Influenza, recombinant, injectable, preservative free6 months - 4 days
158Influenza-IIV4, IM (>3yrs)6 months - 4 days
161 Influenza, injectable, quadrivalent, preservative free, pediatric6 months - 4 days 3 years - 1 day
166 Influenza, intradermal, quadrivalent, preservative free, injectable12 years - 4 days65 years - 1 day
168

Influenza, seasonal trivalent influenza vaccine, adjuvanted, preservative free 

6 months - 4 days
171

Influenza, injectable, Madin Darby Canine Kidney, preservative free, quadrivalent 

6 months - 4 days
185Influenza, recombinant, quadrivalent,injectable, preservative free6 months - 4 days
186Influenza, injectable, MDCK, quadrivalent6 months - 4 days
194Influenza, Southern Hemisphere, unspecified formulationN/A N/A 
197Influenza, high dose, quadrivalent6 months - 4 days
200Influenza, Southern Hemisphere, pediatric, preservative freeN/A N/A 
201Influenza, Southern Hemisphere, preservative freeN/AN/A 
202Influenza, Southern Hemisphere, quadrivalent, with preservativeN/A N/A 
205Influenza, seasonal vaccine, quadrivalent, adjuvanted6 months - 4 days

Combination Vaccines that Include Influenza

No combination vaccines exist, at this time, that include influenza.

Immunization Series and Selection Rules for 2015-2016, 2016-2017, 2017-2018, 2018-2019, and 2020-2021 Influenza Vaccine Season

Immunization Series and Selection Rules for 2014-2015 Influenza Vaccine Season

 

Immunization Series and Selection Rules for 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 Influenza Vaccine Seasons


Immunization Series: Influenza 2-dose Series

The Influenza 2-dose series is complete for the current influenza vaccine season after 2 doses. See the Influenza Vaccine Group#Influenza Vaccine Season Rules section of this page for rules affecting evaluation and recommendation during and outside of the current influenza vaccine season.  

Vaccine Dose Parameters - Minimum and Routine Ages

Dose

Series Name

Absolute Minimum
 Age

Minimum Age

Routine
Age 

Valid CVX Code(s) per Dose for this SeriesInvalid CVX Code(s) per Dose for this Series

1

Influenza 2-dose

 6 months - 4 days

6 months

6 months

15, 16,  88, 111, 135, 140, 141, 144, 149, 150, 151, 153, 155, 158, 161, 166, 168, 171, 185, 186
N/A
2Influenza 2-doseN/AN/AN/A15, 16,  88, 111, 135, 140, 141, 144, 149, 150, 151, 153, 155, 158, 161, 166, 168, 171, 185, 186N/A

Vaccine Dose Parameters - Minimum and Recommended Intervals

Doses

Series Name

Absolute Minimum Interval

Minimum Interval

Minimum Recommended Interval

Dose 1 to 2

Influenza 2-dose

24 days

28 days

28 days

Immunization Series: Influenza 1-dose Series

The Influenza 1-dose series is complete for the current influenza vaccine season after 1 dose. See the Influenza Vaccine Group#Influenza Vaccine Season Rules section of this page for rules affecting evaluation and recommendation during and outside of the current influenza vaccine season.

Vaccine Dose Parameters - Minimum and Routine Ages

Dose

Series Name

Absolute Minimum
 Age

Minimum Age

Routine
Age 

Valid CVX Code(s) per Dose for this SeriesInvalid CVX Code(s) per Dose for this Series

1

Influenza 1-dose

 6 months - 4 days1

6 months

6 months

15, 16,  88, 111, 135, 140, 141, 144, 149, 150, 151, 153, 155, 158, 161, 166, 168, 171, 185, 186N/A