Atrasheuskaya A.,Belarusian State Medical University |
Kulak M.,University of Iowa |
Karpov I.,Belarusian State Medical University |
Ignatyev G.,Federal State Institution Scientific Center for Medical Preparations Expertise |
Atrasheuskaya A.,FSUC SIC and MICROGEN
Vaccine | Year: 2012
Here we report horizontal symptomatic transmission of the Leningrad-Zagreb (L-Zagreb) mumps vaccine virus. Children who were the source of transmission had been vaccinated with the MMR vaccine (Serum Institute of India) contained L-Zagreb mumps virus. This is the first report of horizontal symptomatic transmission of this vaccine. The etiology of all seven contact cases was confirmed by epidemiological linking, serology and by F, SH, NP and HN mumps virus genes sequencing. © 2012 Elsevier Ltd.