Susceptibility to measles, mumps, and rubella in 5-year-old children in Flanders, Belgium33992

Last updated on 23-8-2019 by Anonymous (non vérifié)

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The second dose of an MMR vaccine is a catch up for persons who did not receive the first dose or for primary vaccine failures. Catch up doses can be scheduled according to convenience into the program of the country. The second MMR dose is often administered at the age of 5 years, before school entry. Some countries chose to implement the second dose at the age of 10-13 years, as is the case for Belgium. The here presented long-term follow-up of a cohort of children, set up originally to analyze maternal antibodies against vaccine preventable diseases, offers a unique opportunity to evalua…

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