The 23-Valent Pneumoccocal (Pneumovax) Vaccine: For Which Patients?

For which of these patients would you give the 23-valent pneumoccocal vaccine?

Which of the following should get the 23-valent pneumoccocal (Pneumovax) vaccine per the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) guidelines?

19-year-old who smokes a pack a day
16-year-old with diabetes mellitus
70-year-old who previously received a dose at age 64
All of the above
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