Measles vaccine immunogenicity in 6- versus 15-month-old infants born to mothers in the measles vaccine era.

@article{Johnson1994MeaslesVI,
  title={Measles vaccine immunogenicity in 6- versus 15-month-old infants born to mothers in the measles vaccine era.},
  author={Candice E. Johnson and David R. Nalin and Linda W Chui and J K Whitwell and R. G. Marusyk and M. Logesh Kumar},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={1994},
  volume={93 6 Pt 1},
  pages={939-44}
}
HYPOTHESIS The low titer of measles antibody in infants of mothers with vaccine-induced immunity may allow immunization against measles before 15 months of age. METHODS Six- and 15-month-old infants born to mothers < or = 30 years of age with no history of measles were recruited. Infants enrolled at 6 months of age were immunized with monovalent measles vaccine (Attenuvax), and maternal serum and infant pre- and postvaccination sera were obtained. Those enrolled for primary vaccination at 15… CONTINUE READING
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