Title

Measles in Children Younger Than 9 Months in Pakistan

Document Type

Article

Department

Women and Child Health

Abstract

Pakistan has one of the highest burden of measles and measles-related deaths in the world. We compared the clinical course and outcomes of measles in infants aged : g months with those >9 month old amongst children admitted to a tertiary care hospital. Data were collected by a retrospective chart review, and compared between age 9 months (Group 13). Severe malnutrition (P=0.039, adjusted odds ratio=3.02), anemia (P=0.017), leukocytosis (P

Publication

Indian Pediatrics