PEDIATRIC NEPHROLOGY, vol.33, no.2, pp.341-350, 2018 (SCI-Expanded)
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Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
End-stage kidney disease, Paediatric transplant candidate, Post-transplant lower respiratory tract infections, Renal transplantation, Vaccination, SOLID-ORGAN TRANSPLANTATION, IMMUNOCOMPROMISED PATIENTS, MEASLES, IMMUNIZATION, RECIPIENTS, TETANUS, MUMPS, ANTIBODIES, DIPHTHERIA, FAILURE
Ondokuz Mayıs University Affiliated:
Because infections constitute a major cause of morbidity and mortality in paediatric renal allograft recipients, avoidance of preventable systemic infections by vaccination before transplantation is of utmost importance. However, data on the completeness of vaccinations and factors associated with incomplete vaccination coverage are scarce.