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Document type:
Evaluation Studies; Journal Article 
Author(s):
Arenz, S; Schmitt, HJ; Tischer, A; von Kries, R 
Title:
Effectiveness of measles vaccination after household exposure during a measles outbreak: a household contact study in Coburg, Bavaria. 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND: A measles outbreak was recently observed in Coburg, Bavaria, in a population with vaccination rates of 76.5% in 5- to 6-year-old children in the years preceding the outbreak. Only a small proportion of children had received 2 vaccinations against measles. Vaccine effectiveness is estimated in a household contact study and also by a screening method. METHODS: A household contact study was conducted in families with at least 1 measles case by standardized computer-assisted telephone in...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Pediatr Infect Dis J 
Year:
2005 
Journal volume:
24 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
697-9 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0891-3668 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Kinderheilkunde und Jugendmedizin