SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

 
vol.29 número2Tuberculosis y salud pública: ¿derechos individuales o derechos colectivos?Acciones de prevención y control de la legionelosis: un reto para la salud pública española índice de autoresíndice de materiabúsqueda de artículos
Home Pagelista alfabética de revistas  

Servicios Personalizados

Articulo

Indicadores

  • No hay articulos citadosCitado por SciELO

Links relacionados

  • No hay articulos similaresSimilares en SciELO

Bookmark


Revista Peruana de Medicina Experimental y Salud Publica

versión impresa ISSN 1726-4634

Resumen

BATISTA-DUHARTE, Alexander. Vaccines and autoimmunity: a strange association under debate. Rev. perú. med. exp. salud publica [online]. 2012, vol.29, n.2, pp. 265-271. ISSN 1726-4634.

The occurrence and significance of autoimmune manifestations after administration of vaccines remain controversial. Evidence for immunization triggered autoimmunity come from several sources including theoretical models, animal studies, single and multiple case reports. In contrast, several epidemiological studies don’t report this association, which is reassuring and at least indicates that vaccines are not a major cause of autoimmune diseases. We analyzed current scientific data concluded that vaccines bring a positive impact on public health, so it is necessary to continue developing this technology. Evaluation methods should be improved to avoid or anticipate the possible autoimmune side effects that can be presented

Palabras llave : Vaccines; Adjuvants, immunologic; Autoimmune diseases; Autoimmunity.

        · resumen en Español     · texto en Español     · pdf en Español