Research by Topic: vaccination

Vaccination Patterns in Children After Autism Spectrum Disorder Diagnosis and in Their Younger Siblings

Published June 26, 2019 in JAMA Pediatrics

IMPORTANCE: In recent years, rates of vaccination have been declining. Whether this phenomenon disproportionately affects children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or their younger siblings is unknown. OBJECTIVES: To investigate if children after receiving an ASD diagnosis obtain their remaining scheduled vaccines according to the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommendations and to compare […]

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