Project Description

Short-term immunogenicity and safety of hepatitis-A and varicella vaccines in HIV-exposed uninfected and HIV-unexposed South African children.

Background: HIV-exposed uninfected (HEU) children have increased risk of infectious morbidity during early childhood. We evaluated the short-term immunogenicity and safety of single dose inactivated hepatitis-A virus (HAV) vaccine and live attenuated varicella zoster virus (VZV) vaccine in South African children.

Author List: Mutsaerts EAML, Nunes MC, Bhikha S, Ikulinda BT, Jose L, Koen A, Moultrie A, Grobbee DE, Klipstein-Grobusch K, Weinberg A, Madhi SA.

Journal Name: Vaccine. 2020 May 8;38(22):3862-3868. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2020.03.045. Epub 2020 Apr 16. PMID: 32307279.

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