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Congenital varicella syndrome.
The authors are reporting a typical case of congenital varicella syndrome following maternal varicella during the 17th week of pregnancy. At birth, the newborn showed necrotic bullae on the skin thatExpand
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Recommendations for tick-borne encephalitis vaccination from the Central European Vaccination Awareness Group (CEVAG)
Tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) is a viral neurological zoonotic disease transmitted to humans by ticks or by consumption of unpasteurized dairy products from infected cows, goats, or sheep. TBE isExpand
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Comparative Epidemiologic Characteristics of Pertussis in 10 Central and Eastern European Countries, 2000-2013
We undertook an epidemiological survey of the annual incidence of pertussis reported from 2000 to 2013 in ten Central and Eastern European countries to ascertain whether increased pertussis reportsExpand
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Recommendations for rotavirus vaccination: A worldwide perspective.
Official guidelines are crucial for new vaccines to be accepted by physicians and policy makers, and for reimbursement decisions, particularly for vaccines against diseases with an under-appreciatedExpand
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Position paper—HPV and the primary prevention of cancer; improving vaccine uptake by paediatricians
A large proportion of sexually active adults are infected with the human papillomaviruses (HPVs). Although largely asymptomatic, some types of HPVs (HPV-16, HPV-18) which infect the genitalia areExpand
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Central European Vaccination Advisory Group (CEVAG) guidance statement on recommendations for the introduction of HPV vaccines
Vaccines against human papillomavirus (HPV), the primary causative agent in cervical cancer, are licensed. This paper contains the Central European Vaccination Advisory Group (CEVAG) guidanceExpand
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Rubella revisited: where are we on the road to disease elimination in Central Europe?
Rubella is a contagious viral disease with few complications except when contracted by pregnant women. Rubella infection in pregnancy can result in miscarriage, stillbirth or an infant born withExpand
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Acyclovir prevents dissemination of varicella in immunocompromised children.
Fifty immunocompromised children with varicella who exhibited no signs of dissemination were treated with intravenous acyclovir or placebo in a double-blind, randomized study. Twelve of 25 placeboExpand
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Central European Vaccination Advisory Group (CEVAG) guidance statement on recommendations for influenza vaccination in children
BackgroundInfluenza vaccination in infants and children with existing health complications is current practice in many countries, but healthy children are also susceptible to influenza, sometimesExpand
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Rotavirus vaccination in central Europe.
Each year, rotavirus (RV) infection is the leading cause of acute gastroenteritis requiring hospitalisation and of nosocomially transmitted diseases in children younger than 5 years across CentralExpand
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