Children with breakthrough varicella infection requiring hospitalization in Turkey (VARICOMP Study 2008-2013)


DİNLEYİCİ E. Ç. , Kurugol Z., KARA A., TEZER H., Tas M. A. , Guler E., ...More

VACCINE, vol.33, no.32, pp.3983-3987, 2015 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 33 Issue: 32
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2015.06.029
  • Journal Name: VACCINE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded
  • Page Numbers: pp.3983-3987
  • Keywords: Varicella, Chickenpox, Varicella vaccine, Breakthrough varicella, HEALTHY-CHILDREN, VACCINATION, OUTBREAK

Abstract

Introduction: Varicella in previously immunized individuals, known as "breakthrough varicella". While the majority of breakthrough cases are mild, some may be severe, requiring hospitalization in previously healthy children or children with an underlying condition.