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FAQ

Who are the adult at-risk groups for meningococcal disease?

Page last updated 04 August 2020

Adults with the following ‘at-risk conditions may be eligible for free meningococcal B and meningococcal ACWY vaccines under the National Immunisation Program:

  • Non-functioning or no spleen
  • Complement deficiency
  • Patients undergoing treatment with eculizumab

Your doctor or vaccination provider can advise if you have a specified medical risk condition

Sources & Citations

6. National Immunisation Program. Meningococcal vaccination schedule from 1 July 2020. Clinical advice for vaccination providers.  https://www.health.gov.au/resources/publications/national-immunisation-program-meningococcal-vaccination-schedule-from-1-july-2020-clinical-advice-for-vaccination-providers  Date accessed: 8 July 2020

MAT-AU-2000009 - Date of preparation July 2020