Empirical data on the varicella situation in Germany for vaccination decisions.

@article{Wagenpfeil2004EmpiricalDO,
  title={Empirical data on the varicella situation in Germany for vaccination decisions.},
  author={Stefan Wagenpfeil and A. Neiss and Kurt Banz and Peter Wutzler},
  journal={Clinical microbiology and infection : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases},
  year={2004},
  volume={10 5},
  pages={425-30}
}
As epidemiological data concerning varicella in Germany were not available, a retrospective study was conducted to investigate the impact of the disease, focusing also on economic aspects. A representative German-wide sample of 1334 unvaccinated varicella cases was obtained in 1999 from randomly selected paediatric (P) and general, as well as internal, mainly adult (A), practices. Following representative weighting, the median age was 5 years, with 90% of cases aged < 12 years. The highest… CONTINUE READING

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