Varicella vaccination in children with lymphoma and solid tumours


Emir S., Buyukpamukcu M., Koseoglu V., Hascelik G., Akyuz C., Kutluk T., ...More

POSTGRADUATE MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.82, no.973, pp.760-762, 2006 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 82 Issue: 973
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1136/pmj.2005.041293
  • Journal Name: POSTGRADUATE MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.760-762

Abstract

Background: Varicella infection can be a severe disease, especially in immunosuppressed patients. Here, experience with live varicella vaccine to prevent varicella infection is reported in children who were undergoing treatment for lymphoma and solid tumours.