'Immunisation indication values' or 'indications' that Sector Operations staff may refer to are the reasons that vaccines are administered. The scheduled reason, for example 6 weeks, is used to report where the vaccination falls on the NZ vaccination schedule.
Refer to the table below for the indication value that Sector Operations staff refer to and the description which is what the provider will most likely see on their screen.
Immunisation indication values
|1||Over 65 years (Influenza)|
|2||Under 18 years, eligible condition (Influenza)|
|3||Eligible condition (Influenza)|
|4||Sexual or household contact|
|8||Low birth weight|
|9||HepB carrier mother|
|10||At risk for TB|
|11||Pre-post splenectomy schedule|
|12||At risk, no previous history|
|13||At risk of pneumococcal, previous PCV history|
|14||At risk, previous 23PPV|
|21||PCV catch up|
How to claim booster doses of the HepB Paed vaccine
If the original Indication is 9 (HepB Carrier Mother), booster doses should be claimed using Indication 6 (Booster).
The indication value that best meets the definition for re-immunisation is 6 - booster.
Rules for the HPV vaccine
At this stage, there are no age validations for the human papillomavirus vaccine.