Poliovirus Type 2 Seroprevalence Following Full- or Fractional-Dose Inactivated Poliovirus Vaccine in the Period After Sabin Type 2 Withdrawal in Sri Lanka

Journal of Infectious Diseases
Volume 219, Issue 12, 15 June 2019
https://academic.oup.com/jid/issue/219/12

 

MAJOR ARTICLES AND BRIEF REPORTS
Poliovirus Type 2 Seroprevalence Following Full- or Fractional-Dose Inactivated Poliovirus Vaccine in the Period After Sabin Type 2 Withdrawal in Sri Lanka
Deepa Gamage; Ondrej Mach; Samitha Ginige; William C Weldon; M Steven Oberste
The Journal of Infectious Diseases, Volume 219, Issue 12, 15 June 2019, Pages 1887–1892, https://doi.org/10.1093/infdis/jiz026
Sri Lankan immunization program in 2016 replaced intramuscular inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV) with intradermal fractional-dose IPV. In our study, we demonstrated that seroprevalence of antipolio antibodies did not significantly differ between recipients of full- and fractional-dose IPV.