Outbreak of Poliomyelitis in Hispaniola Associated with Circulating Type 1 Vaccine-Derived Poliovirus

@article{Kew2002OutbreakOP,
  title={Outbreak of Poliomyelitis in Hispaniola Associated with Circulating Type 1 Vaccine-Derived Poliovirus},
  author={O. Kew and V. Morris-Glasgow and M. Landaverde and C. Burns and J. Shaw and Z. Garib and J. Andr{\'e} and E. Blackman and C. Freeman and J. Jorba and R. Sutter and G. Tambini and L. Venczel and Cristina Pedreira and F. Laender and H. Shimizu and T. Yoneyama and T. Miyamura and H. van der Avoort and M. Oberste and D. Kilpatrick and S. Cochi and M. Pallansch and C. D. de Quadros},
  journal={Science},
  year={2002},
  volume={296},
  pages={356 - 359}
}
  • O. Kew, V. Morris-Glasgow, +21 authors C. D. de Quadros
  • Published 2002
  • Medicine
  • Science
  • An outbreak of paralytic poliomyelitis occurred in the Dominican Republic (13 confirmed cases) and Haiti (8 confirmed cases, including 2 fatal cases) during 2000–2001. All but one of the patients were either unvaccinated or incompletely vaccinated children, and cases occurred in communities with very low (7 to 40%) rates of coverage with oral poliovirus vaccine (OPV). The outbreak was associated with the circulation of a derivative of the type 1 OPV strain, probably originating from a single… CONTINUE READING

    Topics from this paper.

    Circulating Vaccine Derived Poliovirus and the polio eradication endgame
    6
    Recombinant Vaccine–Derived Poliovirus in Madagascar
    133
    Isolation of an Intertypic Poliovirus Capsid Recombinant from a Child with Vaccine-Associated Paralytic Poliomyelitis
    79
    Vaccine-associated paralytic poliomyelitis caused by contact infection.
    10

    References

    Publications referenced by this paper.
    SHOWING 1-10 OF 18 REFERENCES