Vaccination status of children considered for renal transplants: missed opportunities for vaccine preventable diseases.
Summary of "Vaccination status of children considered for renal transplants: missed opportunities for vaccine preventable diseases."
Infectious diseases, even vaccine preventable ones, might affect transplanting and the life course in pediatric solid-organ recipients. Owing to immunosuppression and decreased antibody production, susceptibility to infections is increased in these patients.
From the Pediatric Nephrology Department, Ondokuzmayis University Faculty of Medicine, Children's Hospital, Samsun, Turkey.
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Name: Experimental and clinical transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation
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