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Tetanus immunity as a surrogate for past diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis immunization in migrant children

Published inThe Pediatric infectious disease journal, vol. 32, no. 3, p. 274-277
Publication date2013
Abstract

Data on vaccination coverage in recently arrived refugee children are essential to formulate catch-up recommendations. "Overimmunizing" is costly and associated with risks of hyperimmunization, whereas assuming up-to-date immunizations may be misleading.

Keywords
  • Adolescent
  • Antibodies, Bacterial/blood
  • Antitoxins/blood
  • Biological Markers/blood
  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Diphtheria-Tetanus-Pertussis Vaccine/administration & dosage/immunology
  • Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Male
  • Retrospective Studies
  • Tetanus Toxoid/administration & dosage/immunology
  • Transients and Migrants
Citation (ISO format)
GARCIA DE LA FUENTE, Isabel et al. Tetanus immunity as a surrogate for past diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis immunization in migrant children. In: The Pediatric infectious disease journal, 2013, vol. 32, n° 3, p. 274–277. doi: 10.1097/INF.0b013e3182748f0b
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ISSN of the journal0891-3668
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