Tdap vaccine during pregnancy
Canadian family physician Medecin de famille canadien (Impact Factor: 1.34). 07/2013; 59(7):726.
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ABSTRACT: Question: What is the basis for the new recommendations to vaccinate pregnant women against pertussis after the first trimester? Answer: There have been outbreaks of epidemic proportions of pertussis, mostly among young infants who have not received sufficient passive immunity from their mothers. This strategy of vaccination during pregnancy aims at stopping these life-threatening epidemics.Canadian family physician Medecin de famille canadien 05/2013; 59(5):497-498. · 1.34 Impact Factor
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