[Skip to Content]
Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due to excessive activity being detected from your IP address 54.161.130.145. Please contact the publisher to request reinstatement.
[Skip to Content Landing]
Citations 0
Letters
May 19, 2004

Risk of Contact Vaccinia From Immunization Sites

Author Affiliations
 

Letters Section Editor: Stephen J. Lurie, MD, PhD, Senior Editor.

JAMA. 2004;291(19):2313-2314. doi:10.1001/jama.291.19.2314-a

To the Editor: Dr Garde and and colleagues1 stated that "The mechanism of transfer from the vaccinee to the spouse is uncertain." They did not report, however, whether they asked about mouth-to-nipple contact from the vaccinee to the spouse. Oral shedding of virus could transmit the virus via direct mucosal contact.

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview
×