We describe the occurrence of measles in an 18 montholdpatient in Sicily, Italy, in March 2015, who receivedthe first dose of a measles-containing vaccine sevendays before onset of prodromal symptoms. Measlesvirus infection was confirmed by PCR and detection ofspecific immunoglobulin; viral genotyping permittedthe confirmation of a vaccine-associated illness. Thepatient had a concurrent influenza virus infection, duringa seasonal epidemic outbreak of influenza.
|Number of pages||4|
|Publication status||Published - 2015|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health