Indian Journal of Community Medicine


Year
: 1998  |  Volume : 23  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 105--109

Measles Vaccine : A Study On Seroconversion And Side Effects


Abida Malik1, S Singhal2, A Bal3, N Ganguly4, A Malik5 
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Abida Malik


Research Question: 1. What is the extent of immune response of Edmonston Zagreb Strain in children? 2. What are the side effects of this vaccine? Objectives: 1. To follow up children after Edmonston Zagreb strain vaccination for evaluation of seroconverstion. Study: Cross sectional Setting: Well Baby Clinic of pediatrics OPD at J.N. Medical College, A.M.U., Aigarh (U.P) participants: Children between 9-15 months. Sample Size: 100 consecutive children coming for routine immunization. Study variable: Malnourished and poor socio-economic status Outcome variable: Extent of seroconversion with no statistical significant difference between malnourished and socio-economically poor children. 26% showed minor self-limiting post vaccination reactions in all age groups. Recommendations: Edmonston Zagreb measles vaccine is recommended since it has very good immunogenic activity and post vaccination reactions.


How to cite this article:
Malik A, Singhal S, Bal A, Ganguly N, Malik A. Measles Vaccine : A Study On Seroconversion And Side Effects.Indian J Community Med 1998;23:105-109


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Malik A, Singhal S, Bal A, Ganguly N, Malik A. Measles Vaccine : A Study On Seroconversion And Side Effects. Indian J Community Med [serial online] 1998 [cited 2022 Aug 9 ];23:105-109
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