- Waning antibody levels and avidity: implications for MMR vaccine-induced protectionMia Kontio
Department of Infectious Disease Surveillance and Control, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
J Infect Dis 206:1542-8. 2012..The measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine is effective in eliciting a good antibody response. In addition to the amount of antibodies, the avidity of these antibodies might be important in protecting against disease...
- MMR vaccination and disease elimination: the Finnish experienceIrja Davidkin
National Institute for Health and Welfare, Department of Vaccination and Immune Protection, Helsinki, Finland
Expert Rev Vaccines 9:1045-53. 2010..Here we present an overview of MMR vaccinations and the Finnish experience of the MMR disease elimination process, and we describe surveillance activities in the era following elimination in Finland...