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  1. Fulltext. Neonatal tetanus in Peru : risk assessment with modified enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay and toxoid skin test.

    Article - En anglais


    We used a modified enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) to investigate tetanus immunity in 232 pregnant Peruvian women.

    One hundred forty-two (61.2%) had protective antitoxin titers (=0.01 IU/mL).

    Protective titers correlated positively with the number of toxoid doses reported during the current pregnancy.

    A majority of women reporting no toxoid doses during the current pregnancy had at least one prenatal health care visit.

    We evaluated a toxoid skin test in 44 of the subjects, but it correlated poorly with the ELISA.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Tétanos, Bactériose, Infection, Vaccination, Prévention, Homme, Femelle, Gestation, Immunoprotection, Immunité, Pérou, Amérique du Sud, Amérique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Tetanus, Bacteriosis, Infection, Vaccination, Prevention, Human, Female, Pregnancy, Immunoprotection, Immunity, Peru, South America, America

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

    Cote : 94-0680216

    Code Inist : 002B05B02I. Création : 09/06/1995.