seroconversion rates 42 days post vaccination were 99.
Risk of febrile convulsions after MMRV
vaccination in comparison to MMR or MMR+V vaccination.
To our knowledge, [this is] the first report that MMRV
is associated with a similar increased risk of ITP during the same postvaccination risk intervals as MMR," the investigators said.
It's known that the MMRV
vaccine increases the risk of the child having a post-immunization febrile seizure seven to ten days after the immunization.
Update: Recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) Regarding Administration of Combination MMRV
Vaccine MMWR 2008; 57: 258-60.
The quadrivalent MMRV
vaccine is currently unavailable, however, and isn't expected to be available until early 2009.
Emerging segments in the pediatric space include MMRV
(MMR+ varicella), rotaviral and meningococcal vaccines.
A similar doubling of risk with the delayed schedule occurred with the MMRV
vaccine, he said.
The Question: Does vaccination with the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine (MMR) and the varicella vaccine (V) or the combined MMRV
vaccine in four-to-six-year-olds increase their risk of experiencing a febrile seizure?
Asi 12 aydan buyuk cocuklara tek basina, ya da bazi ulkelerde bulunan preperatlarda oldugu gibi MMRV
olarak kizamikkizamikcik ve kabakulak ile birlikte uygulanmaktadir (13).
This report summarizes current knowledge regarding the risk for febrile seizures after MMRV
vaccination and presents updated ACIP recommendations that were issued after presentation of the new information.
Varicella zoster vaccine is licensed only for adults age 60 and above; combination MMRV
vaccine is licensed for ages 12 months through 12 years but should not be used in children with HIV infection.