Pertussis vaccine performance in an epidemic year — Oregon, 2012.

A 2012 pertussis epidemic in Oregon afforded an opportunity to measure. vaccine effectiveness; it ranged from 95% (95% CI, 92%-97%) among children 15-47 months of age to 47% (19%-65%) among adolescents 13-16 years of age. In all age groups, pertussis incidence was higher among unimmunized persons.

 

Authors:Liko J1Robison SGCieslak PR.

Journal:Clin Infect Dis. 2014

Link:http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=24748523