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  1. Sequential and combined use of inactivated and oral poliovirus vaccines : Dolj district, Romania, 1992-1994.

    Article - En anglais

    To determine the feasibility of a vaccination strategy that would reduce the risk of vaccine-associated paralysis while retaining a barrier against the spread of wild poliovirus, a 2-year project was undertaken using enhanced-potency inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV) administered at 2 and 3 months of age followed by doses of both IPV and oral poliovirus vaccine (OPV) administered at 4 and 9 months of age.

    Vaccination coverage by 12 months of age with three or more doses of IPV and two doses of OPV among 16,566 infants eligible for vaccination was>95% and>80%, respectively.

    Among 51 children from whom blood samples were obtained 45 days after their third dose of IPV and first dose of OPV, 100% had serum neutralizing antibodies (reciprocal titer = 10) to all three poliovirus types.

    No cases of paralytic poliomyelitis due to either wild or vaccine-related strains were reported.

    The project demonstrated the feasibility, safety, and high immunogenicity of sequential use of IPV followed by OPV in Romania.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Poliomyélite antérieure, Virose, Infection, Immunoprophylaxie, Vaccination, Séquentiel, Voie orale, Association, Inactivation, Faisabilité, Résultat, Enfant, Homme, Roumanie, Europe, Système nerveux pathologie, Système nerveux central pathologie, Moelle épinière pathologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Acute anterior poliomyelitis, Viral disease, Infection, Immunoprophylaxis, Vaccination, Sequential, Oral administration, Association, Inactivation, Feasibility, Result, Child, Human, Romania, Europe, Nervous system diseases, Central nervous system disease, Spinal cord disease

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 97-0188143

    Code Inist : 002B05A02. Création : 21/05/1997.