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J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2019 Oct 11. pii: piz067. doi: 10.1093/jpids/piz067. [Epub ahead of print]

An Old Disease Comes Back: Reporting 2 Cases of Neonatal Measles.

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1
Neonatology, Department of Translational Medical Science, and, Napoli, Italy.
2
Pediatric Infectious Diseases Unit, Department of Translational Medical Science, and , Napoli, Italy.
3
Pediatric Radiology, University Federico II, Napoli, Italy.

Abstract

We report two cases of neonatal measles (one congenital and one post natal infection) admitted to our neonatal intensive care unit and discuss the management. This report intend to keep alert against measles and point out the risk for susceptible pregnant women and their offspring in countries with reduction of coverage from anti measles vaccine.

KEYWORDS:

immunoglobulin; intravenous polyclonal immunoglobulins; maternal measles; measles; neonatal measles; neonate

PMID:
31603509
DOI:
10.1093/jpids/piz067

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