Published in Vaccine Weekly, April 4th, 2001
"Studies of very low-birth-weight (VLBW) children discharged from neonatal intensive care units have shown delays in receipt of routine childhood immunizations," noted Diane L. Langkamp et al. "However, a recent study of VLBW children in three health maintenance organizations found no significant delays in immunizations [Davis et al., JAMA, 1999;11;282(6):547-53]."
The researchers analyzed immunization data for 8,285 children from the 1988...
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