Knowledge, attitudes, beliefs and practices of general practitioners towards measles and MMR vaccination in southeastern France in 2012.

@article{Pulcini2014KnowledgeAB,
  title={Knowledge, attitudes, beliefs and practices of general practitioners towards measles and MMR vaccination in southeastern France in 2012.},
  author={C{\'e}line Pulcini and Sophie Massin and Odile Launay and Pierre Verger},
  journal={Clinical microbiology and infection : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases},
  year={2014},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={38-43}
}
As a result of sub-optimal immunization levels, measles has re-emerged in the EU since 2008 (30 ,567 cases in 2011), and nearly half of the cases reported are in France. Our objectives were to assess knowledge, attitudes, beliefs and practices of French general practitioners (GPs) towards measles and measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccination. In 2012, we surveyed 329 GPs in southeastern France. Forty-five percent reported that they saw patients with measles in 2011. They considered the risk of… CONTINUE READING

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