Miller, E.; Waight, P; Farrington, C. P.; Andrews, N.; Stowe, J. and Taylor, B.
|DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link:||http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/adc.84.3.227|
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A causal association between measles mumps–rubella (MMR) vaccine and idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) was confirmed using immunisation/hospital admission record linkage. The absolute risk within six weeks of immunisation was 1 in 22 300 doses, with two of every three cases occurring in the six week post-immunisation period being caused by MMR. Children with ITP before MMR had no vaccine associated recurrences.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Copyright Holders:||2001 The Authors|
|Keywords:||MMR; vaccine; idiopathic thrombocytopenia purpura|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, Computing and Technology
|Depositing User:||Sarah Frain|
|Date Deposited:||12 Aug 2010 10:40|
|Last Modified:||15 Jan 2016 14:47|
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