To reduce the risk of morbidity and mortality from vaccine preventable disease, it is imperative that physicians caring for pediatric renal transplant recipients monitor the immunization status of their patients and keep abreast of changes in the recommended immunization guidelines. An update of the standard immunization guidelines of the AAP, ACIP and AAFP is provided, as well as the necessary modifications for and additional vaccines recommended for immunocompromised individuals. Where available, data regarding the safety of and response to the various vaccines in pediatric transplant patients are provided.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||7|
|State||Published - Nov 1998|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health