Tracking vaccine lot lifecycles using reports to the vaccine adverse event reporting system (VAERS).

@article{Dayan2005TrackingVL,
  title={Tracking vaccine lot lifecycles using reports to the vaccine adverse event reporting system (VAERS).},
  author={Gustavo Horacio Dayan and John M. Iskander and John W Glasser and Roseanne English-Bullard and Kathleen E. Fullerton and Robert Chen},
  journal={Pharmacoepidemiology and drug safety},
  year={2005},
  volume={14 10},
  pages={671-6}
}
PURPOSE There is currently no systematically available information available on how rapidly a specific lot of vaccine is used once distributed. We used data from reports to the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) to develop a proxy means of surveillance for the lifecycle of selected vaccine lots. METHODS A convenience sample, consisting of… CONTINUE READING