Immune modulation after measles vaccination of 6-9 months old Bangladeshi infants.

@article{Schnorr2001ImmuneMA,
  title={Immune modulation after measles vaccination of 6-9 months old Bangladeshi infants.},
  author={J J Schnorr and Felicity T. Cutts and Jeremy G Wheeler and Syed M Akramuzzaman and Md. Sadrul Alam and Tasnim Azim and Sibylle Schneider-Schaulies and V ter-Meulen},
  journal={Vaccine},
  year={2001},
  volume={19 11-12},
  pages={1503-10}
}
Measles still causes high mortality in children younger than 1 year of age. Administration of high titre measles vaccines before 7 months of age led to increased overall mortality, raising questions as to the immunological effects of measles vaccine in young infants. We investigated the immune response to standard titre vaccines given to children in Bangladesh in a single dose at age 9 months, or two doses at 6 and 9 months. Of the children vaccinated at age 9 months, 95% serocoverted, compared… CONTINUE READING

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