Lack of association between intussusception and oral polio vaccine in Cuban children

  title={Lack of association between intussusception and oral polio vaccine in Cuban children},
  author={Miguel A. Galindo Sardi{\~n}as and Andr{\'e}s Zambrano C{\'a}rdenas and Gisele Cout{\'i}n Marie and Manuel Santin Pe{\~n}a and Miriam Ali{\~n}o Santiago and Marlen Valc{\'a}rcel Sanchez and C. Paddy Farrington},
  journal={European Journal of Epidemiology},
Two exploratory investigations found an increased risk of intussusception after oral polio vaccine (OPV). A large, national, population-based study was undertaken in Cuba to investigate a possible association. Three hundred and thirty-five cases of intussusception in children under 2 years of age occurring in 1995–2000 were identified and their OPV records retrieved. The relative incidence (RI) of intussusception in defined periods up to 42 days after OPV in children under 1 year was estimated… CONTINUE READING

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