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Influenza and the rates of hospitalization for respiratory disease among infants and young children.
BACKGROUND Young children may be at increased risk for serious complications from influenzavirus infection. However, in population-based studies it has been difficult to separate the effects ofExpand
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Understanding vaccine safety information from the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System.
The Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) is administered by the Food and Drug Administration and CDC and is a key component of postlicensure vaccine safety surveillance. Its primaryExpand
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Epidemiology of anaphylaxis among children and adolescents enrolled in a health maintenance organization.
BACKGROUND There is little information about the incidence of anaphylaxis from all causes. OBJECTIVE The objects of this study were (1) to estimate the incidence of anaphylaxis; (2) to explore theExpand
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Complications of abdominal and vaginal hysterectomy among women of reproductive age in the United States. The Collaborative Review of Sterilization.
Although hysterectomy was the most frequently performed major surgical procedure among women of reproductive age during the past decade, few recent studies have been conducted to determine the riskExpand
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Safety monitoring in the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS).
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) conduct post-licensure vaccine safety monitoring using the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting SystemExpand
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Risk of intussusception after monovalent rotavirus vaccination.
BACKGROUND Although current rotavirus vaccines were not associated with an increased risk of intussusception in large trials before licensure, recent postlicensure data from international settingsExpand
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Safety of revaccination with pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine.
CONTEXT Revaccination of healthy adults with pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PPV) within several years of first vaccination has been associated with a higher than expected frequency and severityExpand
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Age at first measles-mumps-rubella vaccination in children with autism and school-matched control subjects: a population-based study in metropolitan atlanta.
OBJECTIVE To compare ages at first measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccination between children with autism and children who did not have autism in the total population and in selected subgroups,Expand
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Safety of thimerosal-containing vaccines: a two-phased study of computerized health maintenance organization databases.
OBJECTIVE To assess the possible toxicity of thimerosal-containing vaccines (TCVs) among infants. METHODS A 2-phased retrospective cohort study was conducted using computerized health maintenanceExpand
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