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Assessment of bacille Calmette-Guérin vaccine reaction in HIV-exposed Thai infants.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17879918     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We evaluated local reactions at 1, 2, and 4 months of age to bacille Calmette-Guérin vaccine given at birth to 1058 infants who were exposed to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). No scar was discernible in 12 (12.4%) of 97 HIV-infected infants and 20 (2.1%) of 961 uninfected infants (relative risk, 5.9; 95% confidence interval, 3.0-11.8). This difference may reflect poorer immunogenicity in HIV-infected infants.
Kulkanya Chokephaibulkit; Tawee Chotpitayasunondh; Nirun Vanprapar; Naris Waranawat; Philip A Mock; Michelle S McConnell; Bongkoch Jetswang; Kanchana Neeyapun; Jordan W Tappero; Mary Culnane
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article     Date:  2007-09-14
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America     Volume:  45     ISSN:  1537-6591     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Infect. Dis.     Publication Date:  2007 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-09-20     Completed Date:  2007-10-04     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9203213     Medline TA:  Clin Infect Dis     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1016-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand.
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MeSH Terms
Cicatrix / immunology
HIV Infections / complications*,  immunology*
Infant, Newborn
Mycobacterium bovis / immunology*
Tuberculosis / prevention & control*

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