TITLE

Live viral vaccines in a DiGeorge syndrome patient

AUTHOR(S)
Waters, V.; Peterson, K. S.; LaRussa, P.
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Archives of Disease in Childhood;Jun2007, Vol. 92 Issue 6, p519
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
We report a case of pneumonia in a 13 month old male child with partial DiGeorge syndrome who died after inadvertently receiving live viral vaccines. Although live viral vaccines have been used safely in some children with DiGeorge syndrome, there are insufficient data to recommend their routine use in those with severe immunodeficiency.
ACCESSION #
25471899

 

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