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Recurrence of cardiorespiratory events following repeat DTaP-based combined immunization in very low birth weight premature infants.

Flatz-Jequier A, et al. J Pediatr. 2008.


We evaluated the tolerance to immunization of 64 very low birth weight preterm infants. Thirty-three of the infants experienced a cardiorespiratory event after the first vaccination, and 6 of these 33 (18%) had a recurrence after the second vaccination, including 2 infants previously discharged to home. A cardiorespiratory event associated with the first vaccination was the sole risk factor for recurrence identified.


18718262 [Indexed for MEDLINE]

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