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Safety and immunogenicity of early Bacillus Calmette-Guérin vaccination in infants who are preterm and/or have low birth weights. A systematic review and meta-analysis

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Importance: Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) vaccination is commonly delayed in infants who are preterm and have low birth weights (LBW) despite the association of early vaccination with better vaccination coverage and potentially nonspecific benefits for survival.

Objective: To determine the safety, immunogenicity, and protective efficacy against tuberculosis (TB) of BCG vaccination given at or before 7 days after birth vs vaccination more than 7 days after birth among infants who...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1001/jamapediatrics.2018.4038

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Oxford college:
Nuffield College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-1236-849X
Publisher:
American Medical Association Publisher's website
Journal:
JAMA Pediatrics Journal website
Volume:
173
Issue:
1
Pages:
75-85
Publication date:
2018-11-26
Acceptance date:
2018-09-19
DOI:
EISSN:
2168-6211
ISSN:
2168-6203
Source identifiers:
934876
Pubs id:
pubs:934876
UUID:
uuid:3b2361ca-32db-45d5-ac00-321f5163d81b
Local pid:
pubs:934876
Deposit date:
2018-10-26

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