Influenza A vaccine decreases the incidence of otitis media in 6- to 30-month-old children in day care.

@article{Clements1995InfluenzaAV,
  title={Influenza A vaccine decreases the incidence of otitis media in 6- to 30-month-old children in day care.},
  author={Dennis A Clements and Lynn O Langdon and Cynthia Bland and Emmanuel B. Walter},
  journal={Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine},
  year={1995},
  volume={149 10},
  pages={1113-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine if the use of influenza vaccine in children in day care decreases the incidence of otitis media during the influenza season. DESIGN Prospective cohort study. SETTING Eight day-care centers in North Carolina. PARTICIPANTS One hundred eighty-six children aged 6 to 30 months. INTERVENTION Half the participants received trivalent subvirion influenza virus vaccine. MEASUREMENTS Acute otitis media (AOM) and serous otitis media (SOM) were assessed biweekly from mid… CONTINUE READING

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