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

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Published in Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 2013, vol. 32, no. 3, p. 274-7
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 AdolescentAntibodies, Bacterial/bloodAntitoxins/bloodBiological Markers/bloodChildChild, PreschoolDiphtheria-Tetanus-Pertussis Vaccine/administration & dosage/immunologyEnzyme-Linked Immunosorbent AssayFemaleHumansInfantMaleRetrospective StudiesTetanus Toxoid/administration & dosage/immunologyTransients and Migrants
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Research groups Centre de Vaccinologie et d'Immunologie néonatale (177)
Recherche en infectiologie pédiatrique et en pédiatrie générale (853)
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GARCIA DE LA FUENTE, Isabel et al. Tetanus immunity as a surrogate for past diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis immunization in migrant children. In: Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 2013, vol. 32, n° 3, p. 274-7. doi: 10.1097/INF.0b013e3182748f0b https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:35496

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