Fever following immunization

  title={Fever following immunization},
  author={T. Tapiainen and U. Heininger},
  journal={Expert Review of Vaccines},
  pages={419 - 427}
  • T. Tapiainen, U. Heininger
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • Expert Review of Vaccines
  • Fever is a frequent systemic adverse event following immunization, especially in infants and young children. Any fever after immunization may be caused by immunization or may coincide temporally as an indication of underlying disease, usually an infectious one. The time pattern of fever attributable to immunization has characteristic features depending on the vaccine used. Comparability of fever rates associated with different vaccines, or the same vaccines in different studies, is frequently… CONTINUE READING
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