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Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2009 Nov;28(11):1030-2. doi: 10.1097/INF.0b013e3181aa6a29.

Measles outbreak in Germany: clinical presentation and outcome of children hospitalized for measles in 2006.

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Division of Neonatology, University Children's Hospital, Berne, Switzerland. stephan.arenz@gmx.de

Abstract

In 2006, 115 children hospitalized with measles in Germany were reported. Detailed information could be obtained for 96 cases from a pediatric hospital surveillance system. The most frequent symptoms and complications were pneumonia, respiratory insufficiency, other respiratory disorders, otitis media, feeding problems, and other gastrointestinal symptoms. Two children died of measles inclusion body encephalitis.

PMID:
19738510
DOI:
10.1097/INF.0b013e3181aa6a29
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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