Vaccination in paediatric patients with auto-immune rheumatic diseases: A systemic literature review for the European League against Rheumatism evidence-based recommendations

M. W. Heijstek, L. M. Ott de Bruin, R. Borrow, F. van der Klis, I. Koné-Paut, A. Fasth, K. Minden, A. Ravelli, M. Abinun, G. Pileggi, M. Borte, M. Bijl, N. M. Wulffraat

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Abstract

Objectives: To analyze available evidence on vaccinations in paediatric patients with rheumatic and autoinflammatory diseases. This evidence formed the basis of the recently constructed European League against Rheumatism (EULAR) recommendations for vaccination of these patients. Methods: A systematic literature review in the MEDLINE and EMBASE databases was conducted using various terms for vaccinations, paediatric rheumatic and autoinflammatory diseases and immunosuppressive drugs. Only papers on paediatric patients (

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)112-122
Number of pages11
JournalAutoimmunity Reviews
Volume11
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2011

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Keywords

  • Biologicals
  • Glucocorticosteroids
  • Immunosuppressive drugs
  • Live-attenuated vaccines
  • Pediatric rheumatic disease
  • Vaccination

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology
  • Immunology and Allergy

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Heijstek, M. W., Ott de Bruin, L. M., Borrow, R., van der Klis, F., Koné-Paut, I., Fasth, A., Minden, K., Ravelli, A., Abinun, M., Pileggi, G., Borte, M., Bijl, M., & Wulffraat, N. M. (2011). Vaccination in paediatric patients with auto-immune rheumatic diseases: A systemic literature review for the European League against Rheumatism evidence-based recommendations. Autoimmunity Reviews, 11(2), 112-122. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.autrev.2011.08.010