All but one routine vax effective in premmies

Dutch study shows immunisation at the usual time leads to protection in preterm babies apart from for Haemophilus influenzae type b

Giving premature infants routine childhood vaccinations in their first year of life leads to protection, new research reports.

The Dutch study found that following usual vaccination programs lead to protective antibody levels of most antigens in most infants after the primary series and booster, with the exception of Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib).

However, in general, antibody concentrations were generally lower in premmies compared with term babies.

To see if the standard schedule of national immunisation

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