Acellular Pertussis Vaccine Effectiveness Over Time

Pediatrics
July 2019, VOLUME 144 / ISSUE 1
https://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/144/1?current-issue=y

 

Articles
Acellular Pertussis Vaccine Effectiveness Over Time
Ousseny Zerbo, Joan Bartlett, Kristin Goddard, Bruce Fireman, Edwin Lewis, Nicola P. Klein
Pediatrics Jul 2019, 144 (1) e20183466; DOI: 10.1542/peds.2018-3466
Compared with children fully DTaP vaccinated, unvaccinated and undervaccinated children were at a greater risk of pertussis. However, most pertussis cases occurred among age-appropriately vaccinated children.