Safety and effectiveness of acellular pertussis vaccination during pregnancy: a systematic review

Abstract Background Infants < 3 months of age are at highest risk for developing severe complications after pertussis. The majority of pregnant women has low concentrations of pertussis-specific antibodies and thus newborns are insufficiently protected by maternally transferred antibodies. Acellu...

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Main Authors: Sabine Vygen-Bonnet, Wiebke Hellenbrand, Edeltraut Garbe, Rüdiger von Kries, Christian Bogdan, Ulrich Heininger, Marianne Röbl-Mathieu, Thomas Harder
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2020-02-01
Series:BMC Infectious Diseases
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