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Effect of needle size on immunogenicity and reactogenicity of vaccines in infants: randomised controlled trial

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Objectives: To assess the immunogenicity of vaccines for infants and to investigate whether the incidence of reactogenicity is reduced after each immunisation dose using needles of varying lengths and gauges. Design: Randomised controlled trial. Setting: 18 general practices within two UK primary care trusts. Participants: 696 healthy infants vaccinated at 2, 3, and 4 months of age, with follow-up to 5 months of age. Interventions: Combined diphtheria, tetanus, whole cell pertussis, a...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1136/bmj.38906.704549.7c

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Paediatrics
Research group:
Oxford Vaccine Group
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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Paediatrics
Research group:
Oxford Vaccine Group
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Paediatrics
Research group:
Oxford Vaccine Group
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Deeks, J
Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
BMJ (British Medical Journal) Journal website
Volume:
333
Issue:
7568
Pages:
571
Publication date:
2006-08-01
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1756-1833
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English
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2008-10-10

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