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  1. Age-specific incidence of chickenpox.

    Article - En anglais

    Because licensure of a chickenpox (varicella) vaccine is likely soon, it is important to ascertain the age-specific incidence of chickenpox.

    Increasing vaccine coverage and a resulting decrease in transmission may result in an accumulation of susceptible adults, followed by a shift of incidence into those older age groups in future years.

    Valid baseline age-specific incidence will make it possible to detect this phenomenon.

    Two studies were conducted in Kentuchy to assess age-specific incidence of chickenpox.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Varicelle, Virose, Infection, Epidémiologie, Incidence, Age, Enfant, Homme, Kentucky, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Varicella, Viral disease, Infection, Epidemiology, Incidence, Age, Child, Human, Kentucky, United States, North America, America

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

    Cote : 95-0065669

    Code Inist : 002B05C02B. Création : 09/06/1995.