Acute viscerotropic disease following vaccination against yellow fever

Hayes, Edward B.
October 2007
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene;Oct2007, Vol. 101 Issue 10, p967
Academic Journal
Summary: Acute viscerotropic disease following yellow fever vaccination (YEL-AVD) is a rare but serious complication of vaccination with 17D yellow fever vaccine. This paper reviews the existing literature regarding YEL-AVD and discusses possible etiologic mechanisms. A greater understanding of this condition is essential to assuring safe and effective prevention of yellow fever and vaccination against other arboviral diseases for which 17D-based vaccines are being developed.


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