Clinical profile of measles in children with special reference to infants

TG Sindhu, MG Geeta, P Krishnakumar, S Sabitha, KK Ajina
  • Tropical Doctor, October 2018, SAGE Publications
  • DOI: 10.1177/0049475518804695

Measles in infants less than 9 months

What is it about?

clinical profile of measles in children with special importance to infants. The clinical presentations and complications can differ in infants. Confirmed cases of measles were studied. A significant number of infant below the age of routine measles vaccination had measles.

Why is it important?

WHO aims measles elimination by 2020. routine age of vaccination is usually above 9 months of age. infants below the age 9 months is a real challenge in attaining this aim.


Thekkile Gangadharan Sindhu
Goverment Medical college Kozhikode

importance of measles in younger than 9 months. Detailed evaluation of maternal measles antibody status is needed.

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