Assessment of measles incidence, measles-related complications and hospitalisations during an outbreak in a southern Italian region

Marta Luisa Ciofi Degli Atti, Antonietta Filia, Marco Massari, Renato Pizzuti, Loredana Nicoletti, Angelo D'Argenzio, Enrico De Campora, Antonella Marchi, Assunta Lombardo, Stefania Salmaso, Raffaele Arigliani, Antonino Bella, Guido Brusoni, Vincenzo Calia, Patrizia Carbonari, Giampiero Chiamenti, Stefano Del Torso, Michele Gangemi, Stefania Giannitelli, Milena Lo GiudiceSusanna Lana, Vitalia Murgia, Parroccini Silvana Parroccini

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Abstract

A large measles epidemic occurred in 2002 in Campania, a region of southern Italy with inadequate vaccination coverage. We evaluated the burden of the outbreak in children

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1332-1338
Number of pages7
JournalVaccine
Volume24
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 27 2006

Keywords

  • Epidemic
  • Measles
  • Surveillance
  • Vaccination

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology
  • Microbiology
  • Virology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • veterinary(all)

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    Ciofi Degli Atti, M. L., Filia, A., Massari, M., Pizzuti, R., Nicoletti, L., D'Argenzio, A., De Campora, E., Marchi, A., Lombardo, A., Salmaso, S., Arigliani, R., Bella, A., Brusoni, G., Calia, V., Carbonari, P., Chiamenti, G., Del Torso, S., Gangemi, M., Giannitelli, S., ... Silvana Parroccini, P. (2006). Assessment of measles incidence, measles-related complications and hospitalisations during an outbreak in a southern Italian region. Vaccine, 24(9), 1332-1338. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2005.09.031