Boosting effect of a second dose of measles vaccine given to 12-year-old children.
In Sweden, a two-dose programme of vaccination against measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) was introduced in 1982 and the target groups were children aged 18 months and 12 years.
In 1993 the first age group of 12-year-olds that were vaccinated with MMR at 18 months will appear.
The majority of the 12-year-old vaccinees for many years, however, had already been vaccinated against measles and the MMR measles component was thus a booster dose.
As the benefit of a booster dose against measles has been questioned, this was studied in a group of 163 12-year-old children, 122 of whom had been vaccinated against measles as young children.
Mots-clés Pascal : Rappel vaccination, Exploration immunologique, Rougeole, Virose, Infection, Préadolescent, Homme, Epidémiologie, Réponse immune, Immunité humorale, Vaccination, Suède, Europe, Enfant
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Booster vaccination, Immunological investigation, Measles, Viral disease, Infection, Preadolescent, Human, Epidemiology, Immune response, Humoral immunity, Vaccination, Sweden, Europe, Child
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 93-0444384
Code Inist : 002B05C02C. Création : 199406.