The waning of serum anti-pertussis antibodies following primary vaccination and the strong booster responses
seen here are well documented.
* The booster response
rate for one or more DTaP antigens was at least 92.2% in the Kinrix recipients and 92.6% in the separately administered Infanrix and Ipol vaccines recipients.
* Booster response
was seen in at least 92.2% and 92.6% of children in the DTaP-IPV and INFANRIX plus IPOL groups, respectively, for each DTaP antigen.
The new meningococcal tetravalent conjugate (MCV4) vaccine, which is thought to provide an improved booster response
and longer immunity than MSPV4, was used by 41% of physicians in children/adolescents and by 37% of physicians in adults.
Overall, three doses of Pn-PD provoked a strong antibody response, compared with a control vaccine, with a significant booster response
after the fourth dose (Pediatr.
DALLAS -- Protection against hepatitis B lasts for at least 10 years after vaccination and booster response
is excellent, according to a study of 59 health care workers.