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Pertussis vaccination in a cohort of older Australian adults following a cocooning vaccination program

Dyda, Amalie; McIntyre, Peter B.; Karki, Surendra; MacIntyre, C. Raina; Newall, Anthony T.; Banks, Emily; Kaldor, John; Liu, Bette

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Background While recommendations to vaccinate adults against pertussis exist, information on uptake for adult tetanus-diphtheria-pertussis vaccine (Tdap) among older adults is limited. Methods We used data from the 45 and Up Study, a prospective cohort of adults aged ≥45 years who completed a questionnaire between 2012 and 2014 asking about pertussis vaccination. We evaluated Tdap uptake following a program providing free vaccine for adults in contact with young children between 2009 and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018-07-05
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/218992
Source: Vaccine
DOI: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2018.05.109

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