P275 Denial of vaccination, short way to the epidemic measles

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Abstract

Background and aims

The National Immunisation Program resulted in a drastic limitation of new cases of infectious and contagious diseases measles, rubella, mumps characteristic of childhood and even eradicate a scourge that polio.

Background and aims

Freedom of information and the development of views in the virtual environment came with their negative aspects and many parents refused vaccination and even endangering their own children vaccinated population.

Methods

It conducted a prospective study over a period of four months, including all cases of measles hospitalised and diagnosed during this period.

Methods

It took into account age, clinical, laboratory, serological tests, evolution, treatment, complications, hospitalisation time and the duration natural nutrition and the effectuation of vaccinations.

Results

Were diagnosed 191 patients with measles, most male (114), who had from the beginning cutaneous exanthema and pulmonary disease. Koplik sign was present in 68% of cases.

Conclusions

Measles appeared mostly in unvaccinated patients

Conclusions

The appearance vaccinated children raise questions about storage conditions (vaccine administration)

Conclusions

Pneumonia that is part of the basic picture of the disease virulence factors raise the issue of change

Conclusions

Virological studies/viral genetic required in outbreak.

Conclusions

Legislative code strictly regulated can stop unconscious attitudes.

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