Skip to main content
hpa logo
Topics A-Z:
Search the site:
Home Topics Infectious Diseases Reference Library Vaccination and Immunisation References

Vaccination and Immunisation References


  • Department of Health.  Immunisation Against Infectious Disease. (The Green Book).  Available online.
  • Plotkin S, Orenstein W, Offit P.  (Eds) Vaccines (5th Edition) Philadelphia: WB Saunders and Company, 2008.
  • Kassianos G.  Immunization: childhood and travel health (4th Edition) Oxford: Blackwell Science Ltd, 2001
  • Davies E., Elliman D., Hart C., Nicoll A. and Rudd P. Manual of Childhood Infections (2nd edition) Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. WB Saunders, 2001.
  • Ada G, Isaacs D. Vaccination.  St Leonards NSW: Allen and Unwin, 2000.


Specialist Publications

  • Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. Immunisation of the immunocompromised child. Best Practice Statement London: RCPCH, 2002.  Available online.
  • Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health.  Position Statement on Injection Technique.  March 2002.  Available online.
  • Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing.  National Vaccine Storage Guidelines Strive for 5. Commonwealth of Australia 2005.  Available online.
  • Centres for Disease Control and Prevention. General Recommendations on immunization: recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices and the American Academy of Family Physicians.  MMWR :December 1, 2006 / 55(RR15);1-48.  Available online.
  • Hall R, O'Brien E, MacIntyre C, Gidding H. Immunisation Myths and Realities:
    Responding to arguments against immunisation (4th edition). Commonwealth of Australia 2008.  Available online.
  • Milstein J., Kartoglu U, Zaffran M. Temperature sensitivity of vaccines. Global Programme for Vaccines and Immunisation. Geneva: World Health Organization, 2006.   Available  online.
  • Immunisation Advisory Centre.  What to do when things go wrong.  Guidelines for advising vaccinators on how to respond to errors in vaccine, storage, preparation or administration.  University of Auckland.2006.  Available online.