We report a case of pneumonia in a 13 month old male child with partial DiGeorge syndrome who died after inadvertently receiving live viral vaccines. Although live viral vaccines have been used safely in some children with DiGeorge syndrome, there are insufficient data to recommend their routine use in those with severe immunodeficiency.
- DiGeorge syndrome
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Published Online First 23 June 2006
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