A study evaluating poliovirus antibodies and risk factors associated with polio seropositivity in low socioeconomic areas of Pakistan.

@article{Habib2013ASE,
  title={A study evaluating poliovirus antibodies and risk factors associated with polio seropositivity in low socioeconomic areas of Pakistan.},
  author={Md. Ahsan Habib and Sajid Bashir Soofi and Noshad Ali and Roland W. Sutter and M Palansch and Huma Qureshi and Tanveer Akhtar and Natalie A Molodecky and Hiromasa Okayasu and Zulfiqar A Bhutta},
  journal={Vaccine},
  year={2013},
  volume={31 15},
  pages={
          1987-93
        }
}
BACKGROUND Seroprevalence studies provide important data on performance of immunization programs, susceptible groups and populations at-risk of future outbreaks. Identifying risk factors that affect seroconversion of the oral polio vaccine (OPV) will enable the polio eradication initiatives to increase seroprevalence. This paper describes the first population-based seroprevalence survey in Pakistan. METHODS This study evaluated the seroprevalence of poliovirus (PV) types 1, 2, and 3… CONTINUE READING
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