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  1. Seroepidemiology and evaluation of passive surveillance during 1988-1989 measles outbreak in Taiwan.

    Article - En anglais

    A seroepidemiological study was carried out to explore the risk factors of a measles outbreak that occurred among school children at a rural village (Li-Tse) in Taiwan.

    Among the 1166 participants, the percentage susceptible before the outbreak was 10,5% (122/1158) which was estimated as the sum of measles IgG-negative 129/1158) and IgM-positive 193/1166) individuals.

    Among 340 vaccinated children, 16 (4.7%) were measles IgM-positive and 10 (2.9%) were measles IgG-negative; therefore the vaccine failure rate was estimated to be 7.6% (26/340) and vaccine efficacy was 79.7% (95% confidence interval [Cl]: 65.0-88.5).

    Mots-clés Pascal : Rougeole, Virose, Infection, Sérologie, Age scolaire, Foyer infectieux, Epidémiologie, Milieu rural, Enfant, Homme, Taiwan, Asie, Surveillance sanitaire, Facteur risque

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Measles, Viral disease, Infection, Serology, School age, Infectious focus, Epidemiology, Rural environment, Child, Human, Taiwan, Asia, Sanitary surveillance, Risk factor

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

    Cote : 93-0202739

    Code Inist : 002B05C02C. Création : 199406.