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Prevalence of measles antibody in children of different ages in Shiraz, Islamic Republic of Iran.
East Mediterr Health J. 2004 Jul-Sep; 10(4-5):468-73.EM

Abstract

An outbreak of measles due to secondary vaccine failure prompted this investigation into the prevalence of measles antibody in children. We studied 608 children in 7 different age groups: 6, 9, 14 and 18 months and 6, 10 and 15 years. Children in the 2 youngest groups received no vaccination; the rest were vaccinated at 9 months and 15 months. The 15-year-old age group received an additional vaccination. Transplacental measles antibody (Ab) decreased from 10.0% at 6 months to 0% at 9 months. Measles Ab was positive in 52.9% (14 months), 89.4% (18 months), 60.8% 96 years), 45.0% (10 years) and 96.8% (15 years). To increase Ab levels, a booster vaccination is recommended, administered either with the second DPT booster or at pre-high school age.

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Clinical Microbiology Research Centre, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Islamic Republic of Iran.No affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info available

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Journal Article

Language

eng

PubMed ID

16335636

Citation

Karimi, A, et al. "Prevalence of Measles Antibody in Children of Different Ages in Shiraz, Islamic Republic of Iran." Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal = La Revue De Sante De La Mediterranee Orientale = al-Majallah Al-sihhiyah Li-sharq Al-mutawassit, vol. 10, no. 4-5, 2004, pp. 468-73.
Karimi A, Arjomandi A, Alborzi A, et al. Prevalence of measles antibody in children of different ages in Shiraz, Islamic Republic of Iran. East Mediterr Health J. 2004;10(4-5):468-73.
Karimi, A., Arjomandi, A., Alborzi, A., Rasouli, M., Kadivar, M. R., Obood, B., & Pourabbas, B. (2004). Prevalence of measles antibody in children of different ages in Shiraz, Islamic Republic of Iran. Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal = La Revue De Sante De La Mediterranee Orientale = al-Majallah Al-sihhiyah Li-sharq Al-mutawassit, 10(4-5), 468-73.
Karimi A, et al. Prevalence of Measles Antibody in Children of Different Ages in Shiraz, Islamic Republic of Iran. East Mediterr Health J. 2004 Jul-Sep;10(4-5):468-73. PubMed PMID: 16335636.
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TY - JOUR T1 - Prevalence of measles antibody in children of different ages in Shiraz, Islamic Republic of Iran. AU - Karimi,A, AU - Arjomandi,A, AU - Alborzi,A, AU - Rasouli,M, AU - Kadivar,M R, AU - Obood,B, AU - Pourabbas,B, PY - 2005/12/13/pubmed PY - 2006/1/19/medline PY - 2005/12/13/entrez SP - 468 EP - 73 JF - Eastern Mediterranean health journal = La revue de sante de la Mediterranee orientale = al-Majallah al-sihhiyah li-sharq al-mutawassit JO - East Mediterr Health J VL - 10 IS - 4-5 N2 - An outbreak of measles due to secondary vaccine failure prompted this investigation into the prevalence of measles antibody in children. We studied 608 children in 7 different age groups: 6, 9, 14 and 18 months and 6, 10 and 15 years. Children in the 2 youngest groups received no vaccination; the rest were vaccinated at 9 months and 15 months. The 15-year-old age group received an additional vaccination. Transplacental measles antibody (Ab) decreased from 10.0% at 6 months to 0% at 9 months. Measles Ab was positive in 52.9% (14 months), 89.4% (18 months), 60.8% 96 years), 45.0% (10 years) and 96.8% (15 years). To increase Ab levels, a booster vaccination is recommended, administered either with the second DPT booster or at pre-high school age. SN - 1020-3397 UR - https://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/citation/16335636/Prevalence_of_measles_antibody_in_children_of_different_ages_in_Shiraz_Islamic_Republic_of_Iran_ DB - PRIME DP - Unbound Medicine ER -