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In its 2017 schedule, ACIPa instituted a change by carving out a specific 16-year-old immunization platform visit to highlight the need for improving immunization rates across a number of older adolescent

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a ACIP = Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices.

Reference: 1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommended immunization schedule for children and adolescents aged 18 years or younger—United States, 2017. MMWR. 2017;66(5):134-135.