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Vaccination in pregnancy to prevent pertussis in early infancy

  1. Saurabh Gupta1,*,
  2. Helen Campbell1,
  3. Gayle P Dolan2,
  4. Smita J Kapadia3,
  5. Nick Andrews4,
  6. Gayatri Amirthalingam1

Editorial Group: Cochrane Acute Respiratory Infections Group

Published Online: 23 JAN 2014

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010923


How to Cite

Gupta S, Campbell H, Dolan GP, Kapadia SJ, Andrews N, Amirthalingam G. Vaccination in pregnancy to prevent pertussis in early infancy (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD010923. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010923.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Public Health England, Department of Immunisation, Hepatitis and Blood Safety, London, UK

  2. 2

    Public Health England, North East PHE Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

  3. 3

    Health Protection Agency, Health Protection Services, London, UK

  4. 4

    Public Health England, Department of Statistics Modelling and Economics, Centre for Infectious Disease Surveillance and Control, London, UK

*Saurabh Gupta, Department of Immunisation, Hepatitis and Blood Safety, Public Health England, 61, Colindale Avenue, London, NW9 9EQ, UK. saurabh65.gupta@gmail.com. saurabh.gupta@nhs.net.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 23 JAN 2014

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Abstract

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This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

The primary objective of this review is to assess existing evidence for the effectiveness and safety of immunisation in pregnancy (in any trimester) in preventing pertussis infection in infants who are too young to be protected by the routine primary vaccinations compared to no vaccination, sham or placebo vaccination.