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Abstract Background and Objective Tendon rupture can result from fluoroquinolone exposure. PRP-D appears to be the least immunogenic and though efficacious in Finland it was not protective in Alaska Native children, perhaps as a result of a younger age of presentation in Alaska Native infants.
While vaccine impact against invasive Hib disease is well documented, impact against the primary Hib syndrome, that is, non-invasive pneumonia, is less well understood.
What is not known is what percentage of all non-invasive Hib pneumonias this represents, and thus what the overall vaccine impact is against this outcome. HbOC consists of 10 ug of oligosaccharide.
Primary courses of 3 doses are given in the first few months of life, such as in 2, 4 month; 2, 6 month; or 3, 5, month schedules. In North America and other developed countries, a booster dose is recommended at 12-15 months of age.
This booster dose was implemented because of concerns regarding waning immunity.
A natural experiment was carried out in the United Kingdom where no booster dose was provided.
Initially, this schedule seemed to work 25. Another option would be to provide two doses during the first 14 weeks of life followed by a booster dose at 9 to 12 months along with measles or MMR.
Either of these changes would require rethinking the entire Expanded Program on Immunizations schedule.
Under most circumstances, the various forms of the conjugate vaccine can be used interchangeably 31. Ad verse Effects No association with major adverse events have been reported in the first decade of use.
Vaccine failures should be considered for immunological investigations. Va ccine Impact The introduction of new vaccines had altered the epidemiology of meningitis over the last decades, mostly due to the introduction of the Hib vaccine conjugate 196, 235.
Immunization has almost eradicated invasive type b disease in those countries that have implemented national vaccination programs 196. In The Netherlands, where vaccination was introduced in 1993, the incidence of invasive Hib disease among children younger than 5 years of age dropped from 28.
Economic studies, including cost-effectiveness analyses, provide another measure of vaccine impact. In developed countries, cost savings were accrued largely because of the long-term medical and institutional care costs resulting from Hib meningitis survivors with long-term sequelae such as hearing loss, cerebral palsy, and mental retardation.
Services for these outcomes in developing countries, however, are minimal or non-existent and thus no costs are saved.