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  1. Reassessment of the association between Guillain-Barré syndrome and receipt of swine influenza vaccine in 1976-1977 : results of a two-state study.

    Article - En anglais

    Although the original Centers for Disease Control study of the relation between A/New Jersey/8/76 (swine flu) vaccine and Guillain-Barré syndrome (polyradiculoneuritis) demonstrated a statistical association and suggested a causal relation between the two events, controversy has persisted.

    To reassess this association, the authors obtained medical records of all previously reported adult patients with Guillain-Barré syndrome in Michigan and Minnesota from Octover 1, 1976 through January 31, 1977.

    The relative risk of developing Guillain-Barré syndrome in the vaccinated population of these two states during the 6 weeks following vaccination was 7.10, comparable to the relative risk of 7.60 found in the original study.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Influenzavirus, Orthomyxoviridae, Virus, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Polyradiculonévrite Guillain Barré, Epidémiologie, Facteur risque, Vaccin, Influenzavirus A, Polyneuropathie périphérique, Maladie inflammatoire, Système nerveux pathologie, Vaccination, Homme, Michigan, Minnesota

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Influenzavirus, Orthomyxoviridae, Virus, United States, North America, America, Guillain Barré syndrome, Epidemiology, Risk factor, Vaccine, Influenzavirus A, Polyneuropathy, Inflammatory disease, Nervous system diseases, Vaccination, Human, Michigan, Minnesota

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

    Cote : 91-0478459

    Code Inist : 002B17F. Création : 199406.