Private Meningitis B Vaccine - Bexsero

Meningitis B Vaccine Bexsero is available at our private clinics in Liverpool & Chester

The Meningitis B vaccine called Bexsero is licensed in the UK for use in the prevention of a serious cause of meningitis. Bexsero offers protection against the bacteria Neisseria meningitidis group B.

In children and adults, meningitis usually causes a high fever, vomiting and dislike of bright lights or altered mental state. In babies it can be difficult to gauge symptoms.

Bexsero is a non-live vaccine, safe to give to babies & infants from the age of 2 months. Depending on the age at vaccination, your child will need two or three doses of the Bexsero vaccines in their primary course, with a possible booster. Adults require just 2 doses.

 

Vaccine Cost:

  • Bexsero - £155 per dose including appointment fees.

 

Vaccine Course:

Infants 2 months to 5 months of age

  • A primary course of 3x injections of the vaccine
  • 1 Month minimum interval between each injection
  • A fourth dose (booster) given between 12-23 months of age

Infants 6 months to 11 months of age

  • A primary course of 2x injections of the vaccine
  • 2 Month minimum interval between each injection
  • A third dose (booster) given between 12-23 months of age

Children 12 months to 23 months of age

  • A primary course of 2x injections of the vaccine
  • 2 Month minimum interval between each injection
  • A third dose (booster) given after an interval of 12-23 months from 2nd dose

Children 2 years to 10 years of age

  • A primary course of 2x injections of the vaccine
  • 2 Month minimum interval between each injection

Adolescents (from 11 years of age) and adults

  • A primary course of 2x injections of the vaccine
  • 1 Month minimum interval between each injection

 

Booking Your Appointment

For further information about the private meningitis B vaccination or to book an appointment, please call us on 0151 651 2406 or email hello@drarunghosh.co.uk 

Appointments generally take between 10-15 minutes for adults and babies and children. After care advice will be given during your appointment. If you have any further questions on Bexsero, you can ask your doctor during your appointment.

 

 

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