Effectiveness of influenza vaccination of children with recurrent respiratory tract infections in reducing respiratory-related morbidity within the households

Susanna Esposito, Paola Marchisio, Roberta Cavagna, Stefania Gironi, Samantha Bosis, Lara Lambertini, Roberta Droghetti, Nicola Principi

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Abstract

To evaluate the effectiveness of influenza vaccination in reducing respiratory-related morbidity among children with recurrent respiratory tract infections (RRTIs) and their household contacts, 127 children aged 6 months-9 years (78 males; median age, 3.7 years) with a history of RRTIs (≥6 episodes per year if aged ≥3 years; ≥8 episodes per year if aged

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3162-3168
Number of pages7
JournalVaccine
Volume21
Issue number23
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 4 2003

Keywords

  • Children
  • Influenza vaccine
  • Respiratory tract infections

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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