Published in Vaccine Weekly, July 20th, 2005
According to recent research from England, "Suggestions that immunization influences allergic disease risk, either positively (pertussis) or negatively (BCG) are of concern for vaccination policy. This investigation was performed to determine whether DTP, MMR, and BCG vaccination in infancy influenced hay fever risk using a case-control study of 7098 hay fever cases and controls, within two primary care databases.
"One control per case was matched for practice, age, and sex. Odds ratios (OR) were derived using conditional logistic regression. Compared to those completing in month 5 (base...
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