Post-authorization safety surveillance of a liquid pentavalent vaccine in Guatemalan children.

  title={Post-authorization safety surveillance of a liquid pentavalent vaccine in Guatemalan children.},
  author={Edwin Jose Asturias and Ingrid L Contreras-Roldan and Malathi Ram and Ana J Garcia-Melgar and Vilma Morales-Oquendo and Katharina Hartman and Martina Rauscher and Lawrence H Moulton and Neal A. Halsey},
  volume={31 49},
OBJECTIVE Combination vaccines have improved the efficiency of delivery of new vaccines in low and middle-income countries. Post-authorization monitoring of adverse events (AEs) after vaccination with a liquid pentavalent DTwP-HepB-Hib combination vaccine was conducted in Guatemalan infants. METHODS A prospective observational safety study of the incidence of medical attended events (MAEs) and serious adverse events (SAEs) in children who received pentavalent and oral polio vaccines at 2, 4… CONTINUE READING


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