Post-vaccine measles in a child with concomitant influenza, Sicily, Italy, March 2015

Francesco Vitale, Fabio Tramuto, Nicolò Casuccio, D’Angelo, Claudio D’Angelo, Dones, Francesco Vitale, Fabio Tramuto, D’Angelo

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Abstract

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.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)21134-
Number of pages4
JournalEurosurveillance
Volume20
Publication statusPublished - 2015

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Epidemiology
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Virology

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