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Q121004
FROM
QUAD SERVICE MMQC FT DETRICK MD//USAMMA/AFMLO/NMLC//
 
***PRIORITY***MESSAGE RELEASED:
01/09/2012
 
****************UNCLASSIFIED****************
 
SUBJ: MMQC-12-1004
FDA UPDATED
COMMUNICATION ON USE OF JET INJECTORS WITH INACTIVATED INFLUENZA VACCINES
 
 
01. THE FOOD
AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION (FDA), RELEASED A COMMUNICATION ON 26 
OCTOBER 2011 PERTAINING TO THE
USE OF JET INJECTORS WITH INACTIVATED INFLUENZA 
VACCINES.

02. SEVERAL JET INJECTORS HAVE
BEEN APPROVED BY THE FDA FOR SALE IN THE UNITED 
STATES.  HOWEVER, ONLY ONE VACCINE, MEASLES,
MUMPS, AND RUBELLA (MMR), IS CURRENTLY 
APPROVED AND SPECIFICALLY LABELED FOR USE WITH A JET
INJECTOR.

03. THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF DEFENSE FOR HEALTH AFFAIRS HAS BECOME AWARE 
OF
MILITARY HEALTH SYSTEM LOCATIONS USING JET INJECTORS TO ADMINISTER VACCINES 
OTHER THAN MMR.
04. SERVICES ARE REMINDED TO ADMINISTER ALL VACCINES IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE 
VACCINE
LABELING.

05. THE COMPLETE FDA GUIDANCE CAN BE FOUND AT:
HTTP://WWW.FDA.GOV/BIOLOGICSBLOODVACCINES/VACCINES/QUESTIONSABOUTVACCINES/U
CM276773.HTM.
06. QUESTIONS PERTAINING TO THIS MESSAGE CAN BE DIRECTED TO THE MILITARY VACCINE 
AGENCY OR
HEALTH AFFAIRS FORCE HEALTH PROTECTION AND READINESS.

 
07. PASS MSG TO MEDICAL LOG OFCRS,
CMD CHANNELS, MED STAFF, SHOT TEAMS,
IMMUNIZATION CLINICS, PHARMACY, PREVENTIVE MEDICINE,
SUPPLY OFCRS, AND 
SUPPORTED ACTYS/CTRS.

08. AUTHORITY: DODD 5105.22 AND DODD 6025.13.
ADDITIONALLY:

A. ARMY: SEE ARMY REGULATION (AR) 40-61, 28 JANUARY 2005, CHAPTER 4, AND THE
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY SUPPLY BULLETIN (SB 8-75-11) FOR APPLICABLE POLICIES 
AND PROCEDURES.
B. AIR FORCE: AF ACTIVITIES WILL TAKE ACTION AS PRESCRIBED IN AFI 41-209, MEDICAL 
LOGISTICS
SUPPORT, CHAPTERS 3 AND 9. FOR MAJCOMS & NGB--THIS MSG HAS BEEN 
TRANSMITTED TO ALL DESIGNATED
SUBORDINATE MEDICAL ACTIVITIES. 

09. SERVICE SPECIFIC POCS ARE AS FOLS (FAX NOS. ARE
AVAILABLE 24 HRS);

ARMY: TELEPHONE COM: 301-619-3242, DSN: 343, FAX: 4468, 
E-MAIL:
usarmy.detrick.medcom-usamma.mbx.quad-service-mmqc@mail.mil

ARMY MEMBERS MAY SUBSCRIBE TO
DOD MMQC MESSAGES AND MANY OTHER TOPICS AT THE 
FOLLOWING WEBSITE:
HTTP://WWW.USAMMA.ARMY.MIL/ASSETS/APPS/NALA_QAWEB/NALA_INDEX.CFM 
CLICK ON "SUBSCRIBE TO MMQC
MESSAGES HERE."

USAMMC-E: TELEPHONE COM: 011-49-6331-86-7118/7181, DSN: 495-7118, FAX: 6218,
E-MAIL: USAMMCE_QA@AMEDD.ARMY.MIL

AIR FORCE: TELEPHONE COM: 301-619-4170, DSN: 343, FAX:
2557
EMAIL:  AFMOA.SGALC@DETRICK.AF.MIL

AIR FORCE MEMBERS MAY SUBSCRIBE TO THE DOD MMQC
MESSAGES AND RECEIVE EMAIL
NOTIFICATIONS DIRECTLY FROM USAMMA WHEN THEY ARE PUBLISHED AT THE
FOL WEBSITE:
HTTPS://MEDLOG.DETRICK.AF.MIL/, GO TO "SITE SETTINGS" AND CHECK "SUBSCRIBE TO
MMQC 
MESSAGES."

NAVY: TELEPHONE COM: 301-619-3085, DSN: 343, FAX: 3087, 
EMAIL:
NMLC.VACCINES@MED.NAVY.MIL

NAVY MEMBERS MAY SUBSCRIBE TO RECEIVE DODMMQC MESSAGES AT
HTTP://WWW.USAMMA.ARMY.MIL
CLICK ON "SUBSCRIBE TO MMQC MESSAGES."
Last Modified Date: 03/18/2014