To determine the prevalence of measles seronegativity among infants younger than 6 months and to ascertain their serologic response to measles vaccine.
Cross-sectional measles antibody survey during the 1989 measles epidemic in Chicago, Ill.
Inner-city perinatal center.
Partlcipants : Two hundred three infants younger than 6 months who had been admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit at birth ; 130 (64%) of these infants were premature.
Transplacental antibody transfer was evaluated in a subset of 89 mother-newborn pairs.
Administration of measles monovalent vaccine to seronegative infants.
Mots-clés Pascal : Rougeole, Virose, Infection, Vaccination, Enfant, Homme, Prévalence, Séronégativité, Immunisation, Etude transversale, Illinois, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Anticorps, Exploration immunologique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Measles, Viral disease, Infection, Vaccination, Child, Human, Prevalence, Seronegativity, Immunization, Cross sectional study, Illinois, United States, North America, America, Antibody, Immunological investigation
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0566023
Code Inist : 002B05C02B. Création : 09/06/1995.