The Vaccine Handbook App features full access to a trusted source on vaccines and immunization---The Vaccine Handbook by Gary S. Marshall M.D. as well as additional resources for vaccine providers.

The Vaccine Handbook is published by Professional Communications, Inc.

Features include:

*The complete text of "The Vaccine Handbook: A Practical Guide For Clinicians" (also known as The Purple Book), updated 7th edition.
*Ability to create notes, draw and highlight within the text.
*Full text search to instantly find what you need.
*Immunization Schedules
*Quick views for Tables, Figures, Schedules, and Chapters.
*Access to additional immunization resources.

Now in its 7th edition, The Vaccine Handbook: is an authoritative, user-friendly guide to immunizations. Also known as "The Purple Book", this valuable resource contains critical background on vaccine program infrastructure, standards and regulations, business aspects of vaccine practice, general recommendations, schedules, special circumstances, and how to address the concerns of parents and patients. Specific information about vaccine-preventable diseases, the rationale for vaccine use, and available products is included. Targeted to pediatricians, family practitioners, internists, obstetricians, residents, medical students nurse practitioners, and physician assistants., The Purple Book is one-stop shopping for everything you need to know in using vaccines to prevent disease and preserve health.

Dr. Marshall, is a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Louisville School of Medicine in Kentucky, where he serves as Chief of the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Director of the Pediatric Clinical Trials Unit. In addition to being a busy clinician, he is nationally known for his work in the areas of vaccine research, advocacy, and education.

Reviews of The Vaccine Handbook:

"I have not seen another book that is so brimming with state-of-the-science information."
From the Foreword, by Deborah L. Wexler, MD, Executive Director of the Immunization Action Coalition

"A ready reference source on the practical aspects of vaccines and vaccinations.”
Robert M. Jacobson, MD
Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

“The Vaccine Handbook is a wonderful, thorough collection of valuable information for all clinicians who vaccinate children. A must have reference book for every office.”
Paul A. Offit, MD
Maurice R. Hilleman Professor of Vaccinology and Professor of Pediatrics
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

“The Vaccine Handbook is designed to help the time-crunched clinician get the facts in a hurry. The well-organized layout, detailed index, and useful tables are 'just what the doctor ordered.'”
Sharon G. Humiston, MD, MPH
Professor of Pediatrics
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

“The Vaccine Handbook offers a wealth of practical information in an easy-to-use format. Instead of time-consuming Internet searches or lengthy calls, practitioners can find answers to their immunization questions and concerns in one place. The Red Book has now got a perfect mate—the Purple Book!”
James H. Conway, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

What’s New

Version 1.6.3

Minor bug fixes

Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5
33 Ratings

33 Ratings

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Quick accurate information to support immunization process. Ideally composed for quick review and timely decision making. Very well done!!!

ram4vvc ,

Excellent app.

It is a book in your hands. Of course easy to use, fast navigation.

Jeebz88 ,


Dr. Marshall is the greatest! (Also, this app is an incredibly useful tool for any healthcare professional who may need to answer a question on vaccines)


Eye of the Tiger Technologies
138.3 MB

Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



Age Rating
Infrequent/Mild Medical/Treatment Information
Unrestricted Web Access


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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