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Transmission of mumps virus from mumps-vaccinated individuals to close contacts.

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During a recent mumps epidemic in the Netherlands caused by a genotype D mumps virus strain, we investigated the potential of vaccinated people to spread mumps disease to close contacts. We compared mumps viral titers of oral fluid specimens obtained by quantitative PCR from vaccinated (n=60) and unvaccinated (n=111) mumps patients. We also investigated the occurrence of mumps infection among the household contacts of vaccinated mumps patients. We found that viral titers are higher for unvacc...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
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Author
Journal:
Vaccine More from this journal
Volume:
29
Issue:
51
Pages:
9551-9556
Publication date:
2011-11-01
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EISSN:
1873-2518
ISSN:
0264-410X
Language:
English
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pubs:239964
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uuid:8d1362e1-a31b-403f-bddc-9a48fbbb24d0
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pubs:239964
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239964
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2014-05-13

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