Vaccination of the immunocompromised child

  title={Vaccination of the immunocompromised child},
  author={T. Casswall and B. Fischler},
  journal={Expert Review of Vaccines},
  pages={725 - 738}
  • T. Casswall, B. Fischler
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • Expert Review of Vaccines
  • The development of vaccination is a major achievement in modern medicine. However, children treated with immunosuppression may not at all, or only in part, receive routine immunization due to uncertainty of its risks and effect. There is a substantial lack of pediatric studies concerning the efficacy and safety of vaccination in this patient group. Experience from similar adult groups and children with HIV infection can be used as a model for other disease categories. With increasing knowledge… CONTINUE READING

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