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Volume 7, Number 7—June 2001


Measles Outbreak in a Community with Very Low Vaccine Coverage, the Netherlands

Susan van den Hof*Comments to Author , Christine M.A. Meffre*, Marina A.E. Conyn-van Spaendonck*, Frits Woonink†, Hester E. de Melker*, and Rob S. van Binnendijk*
Author affiliations: *National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, the Netherlands; †Public Health Service Southeast Utrecht, Zeist, the Netherlands

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Table 4

Asymptomatic persons with laboratory confirmation of measles virus infection, the Netherlands, 1999-2000

Participant Year of birth History of measles Measles vaccination Laboratory confirmation
1 1974 Unknown No IgM positive
Data on IgG titer rise not available
2 1980 Yes Data missing IgM negative
>fourfold IgG titer rise
3 1982 Yes Data missing IgM negative
>fourfold IgG titer rise
4 1992 No No IgM negative
>fourfold IgG titer rise
5 1994 No Yes IgM negative
>fourfold IgG titer rise

IgM = immunoglobulin M; IgG = immunoglobulin G.

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