Seroprevalence of measles, rubella, and varicella in refugees.

@article{Barnett2002SeroprevalenceOM,
  title={Seroprevalence of measles, rubella, and varicella in refugees.},
  author={E. Barnett and D. Christiansen and M. Figueira},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  year={2002},
  volume={35 4},
  pages={
          403-8
        }
}
Immigrant children who enter the United States without immunization records may be required to receive vaccines for diseases to which they are already immune or for which they have previously received immunization. We tested 669 newly arrived refugees (age range, 0-20 years) for antibody to measles, rubella, and varicella, to determine the seroprevalence of antibodies to these diseases in this group of immigrants. Five hundred forty-nine (82%) of 669 patients had antibody to measles, 545 (82… Expand
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