Can HIB shots be mixed?

paul.fonteneau fonteno at
Wed Jan 31 02:11:39 EST 2001

LudwigC wrote:
> We are new to the US. My son took his ACT-HIB shots when he was 5, 7 and 9
> months old. They were the same shots from the same vaccine manufacture
> "Pasteur Merieux MSD" from Lyon France. He should take his final HIB shot
> shortly. But we couldn't find the vaccine from the same manufacturer in the
> US. The US ACT-HIB vaccine is made by Aventis Pasteur in Lyon France.

"Aventis Pasteur" is the new name of the company formerly called
"Pasteur Merieux".
I'm not sure there are many differences in the preparation of the
vaccines coming from the "same" company...

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