Adverse events associated with pandemic influenza vaccines: comparison of the results of a follow-up study with those coming from spontaneous reporting.

@article{Carvajal2011AdverseEA,
  title={Adverse events associated with pandemic influenza vaccines: comparison of the results of a follow-up study with those coming from spontaneous reporting.},
  author={Alfonso Carvajal and Pilar Garc{\'i}a Ortega and Manuel Sainz and Ver{\'o}nica Velasco and In{\'e}s Salado and Luis H. Mart{\'i}n Arias and Jos{\'e} Mar{\'i}a Eiros and Alberto Rubio and Javier Castrodeza},
  journal={Vaccine},
  year={2011},
  volume={29 3},
  pages={519-22}
}
Prior to marketing of pandemic influenza vaccines, the only safety data were those from clinical trials. The objective of this study was to compare information coming from spontaneous reporting with that systematically collected in a formal observation study; this also permits to further evaluate safety of pandemic influenza vaccines in the targeted patients' population. Out of a sample of 507 vaccinated subjects, 103 (20.3%) developed some complication. In the same period 83 reports… CONTINUE READING