Vaccine-preventable diseases in pregnancy.

  title={Vaccine-preventable diseases in pregnancy.},
  author={Geeta K Swamy and Rebecca Garcia-Putnam},
  journal={American journal of perinatology},
  volume={30 2},
In 2011, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention identified the reduction in vaccine-preventable diseases (VPDs) as one of the greatest achievements of the previous decade. During that time, several new pediatric and adult vaccines were introduced including rotavirus, quadrivalent meningococcal conjugate, herpes zoster, human papillomavirus, pneumococcal conjugate, and adult tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis. Despite the impact of immunization and its public health priority… CONTINUE READING