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Vaccine-associated poliomyelitis in an infant with agammaglobulinemia.

Sankano T, et al. Acta Paediatr Scand. 1980.


We describe a female infant with agammaglobulinemia who contracted vaccine-associated poliomyelitis. Poliovirus type 2 was isolated from the initial stool specimen. In our patient, temporary changes in the cerebrospinal fluid resembled those in patients without immunodeficiencies, although gammaglobulin therapy had not yet been started. Pleocytosis was observed for a short time after viremia, but soon there was a return to normal without antibody production.


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