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Routine vaccination and vaccine-preventable infections in children born to human immunodeficiency virus-infected mothers. European Collaborative Study.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9628307     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Information on vaccinations and vaccine-preventable infections collected in a prospective study of children born to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected mothers was analysed for reports of adverse reactions and to estimate the clinical efficacy of vaccines. No vaccinated, HIV-infected child developed measles (56 child-years' follow-up), mumps (33), rubella (33) or pertussis (239), and only one adverse reaction - to Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) - was reported. These findings provide limited evidence of the safety and efficacy of routine vaccination of HIV-infected children.
D T Dunn; M L Newell; C S Peckham; S Vanden Eijden
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta paediatrica (Oslo, Norway : 1992)     Volume:  87     ISSN:  0803-5253     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Paediatr.     Publication Date:  1998 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-07-30     Completed Date:  1998-07-30     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9205968     Medline TA:  Acta Paediatr     Country:  NORWAY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  458-9     Citation Subset:  IM; X    
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Institute of Child Health, London, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Chickenpox / prevention & control
Child, Preschool
HIV Infections / congenital,  transmission*
Infectious Disease Transmission, Vertical*
Measles / prevention & control
Mumps / prevention & control
Mycobacterium Infections / prevention & control
Pregnancy Complications, Infectious
Rubella / prevention & control
Vaccination* / adverse effects
Whooping Cough / prevention & control

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