No epidemiological evidence for infant vaccinations to cause allergic disease.

@article{Koppen2004NoEE,
  title={No epidemiological evidence for infant vaccinations to cause allergic disease.},
  author={Sander Koppen and Ronald de Groot and Herman J. Neijens and Nicolaas Nagelkerke and Willem van Eden and Hans C. R{\"u}mke},
  journal={Vaccine},
  year={2004},
  volume={22 25-26},
  pages={
          3375-85
        }
}
CONTEXT The prevalence of allergic diseases has increased considerably over the last decades. The hygiene hypothesis has emerged, linking reduced microbial exposure and infections early in life with the development of allergic diseases. Especially some of currently available non-replicating infant vaccines are unlikely to mimic a natural infection-mediated immune response that protects against the development of allergic diseases. Moreover, several studies suggested infant vaccinations to… CONTINUE READING
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