Hospitalizations for respiratory syncytial virus and vaccine preventable illnesses in the first two years following pediatric liver transplant
Vaccine preventable infections are a recognized and potentially serious complication following solid organ transplant. Compared to healthy children, infections in organ transplant recipients are more likely to be complicated and even life threatening. However, the true incidence, morbidity, mortality, and costs resulting from hospitalizations for vaccine preventable illnesses in the pediatric liver transplant population remain unknown. The objectives of this study were to examine in liver transplant recipients at centers participating in the Pediatric Health Information System (PHIS) dataset: ...
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