Varicella Vaccine Group

Varicella Vaccine Group Evaluation and Forecasting Rules

General Rules for Varicella

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

Varicella Vaccines

CVX Code

Name

21

Varicella

Combination Vaccines that Include Varicella

CVX Code

Vaccine Name

Component
CVX Code

Component
Vaccine Name

94

MMRV

21

Varicella

Immunization Series and Selection Rules


Immunization Series: Varicella Series

The Varicella series is complete after 2 doses.

Vaccine Dose Parameters - Minimum and Routine Ages 

Dose

Series Name

Absolute Minimum
 Age

Minimum Age

Routine
Age

Latest Recommended Age (less than)Valid CVX Code(s) per Dose for this SeriesInvalid CVX Code(s) per Dose for this Series

1

Varicella

1 year - 4 days

1 year

1 year

16 months + 4 weeks21, 94N/A

2

Varicella

13 months

15 months

4 years 

7 years + 4 weeks21, 94
N/A

Vaccine Dose Parameters - Minimum and Recommended Intervals

Doses

Series Name

Absolute Minimum Interval

Minimum Interval

Minimum Recommended Interval2

Latest Recommended Interval (less than)

Dose 1 to 2

Varicella

28 days1

  • 12 weeks if < 13 years of age
  • 4 weeks if >= 13 years of age
  • 84 days (12 weeks) if < 13 years of age
  • 28 days (4 weeks) if >= 13 years of age
6 years + 4 weeks