Infant Immunization Quiz

Take the Infant Immunization Quiz

Test your knowledge of vaccinations against a variety of diseases
that can affect your child. This quiz is based on information from the CDC.

1. A pregnant woman passes antibodies to her unborn baby
through the placenta to protect against certain diseases. About how long does this
natural immunity last after birth?
2. Which vaccine is given soon after birth?
3. Bacterial
meningitis strikes infants more often than any other age group. Which vaccine
will help prevent one previously common type of meningitis?
4. What
type of reaction commonly occurs after the diphtheria, tetanus, and acellular pertussis (DTaP) vaccine?
5. When
should an infant not be given a DTaP vaccine?
6. In the
combined DTP immunization used in the past, which of the three vaccine components reportedly caused severe reactions?