Impact of influenza-like illness and effectiveness of influenza vaccination in oncohematological children who have completed cancer therapy

Susanna Esposito, Valerio Cecinati, Barbara Scicchitano, Giovanni Carlo Delvecchio, Nicola Santoro, Doriana Amato, Claudio Pelucchi, Momcilo Jankovic, Domenico De Mattia, Nicola Principi

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Abstract

In order to evaluate the impact of influenza-like illness and the effectiveness of influenza vaccination in children with oncohematological disease who have completed cancer therapy, 182 children with a diagnosis of oncohematological disease were divided into two subgroups on the basis of the length of time off therapy (

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1558-1565
Number of pages8
JournalVaccine
Volume28
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 10 2010

Keywords

  • Influenza
  • Influenza vaccination
  • Oncohematology
  • Prevention
  • Vaccines

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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    Esposito, S., Cecinati, V., Scicchitano, B., Delvecchio, G. C., Santoro, N., Amato, D., Pelucchi, C., Jankovic, M., De Mattia, D., & Principi, N. (2010). Impact of influenza-like illness and effectiveness of influenza vaccination in oncohematological children who have completed cancer therapy. Vaccine, 28(6), 1558-1565. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2009.11.055