Tag: vaccination

Image: PD 1. Vaccinations administered in the first year of life were not associated with increased risk of post-vaccination seizures, regardless of whether they were on-time or delayed. 2.  Delaying administration of measles-containing vaccinations after 15 months of age increased risk of post-vaccination seizures compared to on-time vaccination; the highest risk...
Image: PD 1. Seroprotection after a challenge dose of hepatitis B (HB) vaccine was observed in 92% of adolescents (16-19 years) who had received the HB vaccine series as an infant. 2. Higher geometric mean anti-HB surface antigen antibody titers were seen after challenge with HB vaccine in adolescents whose infant...
Image: PD 1. Trivalent influenza vaccine (TIV) was found to be 85.5% effective in children aged 6 months to 2 years. 2. TIV was more effective against influenza A than influenza B among children aged 6 months to 5 years. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Study Rundown: Annual influenza vaccination is the mainstay...
Classics Series, Landmark Trials in Medicine
Image: PD 1. Among children born in Denmark during a 7-year study period, no increase in risk of developing autism was seen in those who were vaccinated against measles, mumps, and rubella relative to unvaccinated children. Original Date of Publication: November 2002 Study Rundown: As the incidence of autism increased in the...
Image: PD 1. Children given their first of two measles vaccines at 15 months of age or older had a significantly lower risk of measles infection during a recent epidemic than those given their first dose at 12 or 13 months. 2. Timing of the second dose of measles vaccine did...
Image: PD Cordelia Ross and Leah H. Carr Reviewed by Dr. William V. Raszka, MD  1. Opinions of partners and spouses were better predictors of vaccination decisions than other sources of vaccination information.  2. The proportion of people in the parent's social network recommending nonconformity was most predictive of their vaccination decisions.  Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Study...