Effectiveness of inactivated influenza vaccine for prevention of otitis media in children.

Ozgur S. K., Beyazova U., Kemaloglu Y. K., Maral I., Sahin F., Camurdan A. D., ...More

The Pediatric infectious disease journal, vol.25, no.5, pp.401-4, 2006 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/01.inf.0000217370.83948.51
  • Journal Name: The Pediatric infectious disease journal
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.401-4
  • Keywords: otitis media, influenza vaccine, prevention of otitis, MIDDLE-EAR, RESPIRATORY VIRUSES, A VIRUS, EPIDEMIOLOGY, INFECTIONS
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: The objective of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of inactivated influenza vaccine in preventing acute otitis media (AOM) and otitis media with effusion (OME) in children aged 6 to 60 months who attend day care.