Pediatric rheumatic disease: Vaccination in pediatric rheumatic disease - Risks and benefits

Ginger Janow, Norman T. Ilowite

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Abstract

In an age in which immunosuppression is the standard of care for many pediatric rheumatic diseases, balancing the risks and benefits of vaccinations is forefront. Three main issues-addressed in new guidelines-surround vaccination practices in these patients: safety, immunogenicity and effects of the vaccine on the underlying rheumatic disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)188-190
Number of pages3
JournalNature Reviews Rheumatology
Volume8
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1 2012

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Rheumatology

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