Background: Pertussis immunization during pregnancy results in high pertussis antibody concentrations in young infants but may interfere with infant immune responses to post-natal immunization. Methods: This phase IV, multi-country, open-label study assessed the immunogenicity and safety of infant primary vaccination with DTaP-HepB-IPV/Hib and 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV13). Enrolled infants (6–14 weeks old) were born to mothers who were randomized to receive reduced-antigen-content diphtheria-tetanus-three-component acellular pertussis vaccine (Tdap group) or placebo (control group) during pregnancy (270/7–366/7 weeks’ gestation) with crossover immunization postpartum. All infants received 2 or 3 DTaP-HepB-IPV/Hib and PCV13 doses according to national schedules. Immunogenicity was assessed in infants pre- and 1 month post-primary vaccination. The primary objective was to assess seroprotection/vaccine response rates for DTaP-HepB-IPV/Hib antigens 1 month post-primary vaccination. Results: 601 infants (Tdap group: 296; control group: 305) were vaccinated. One month post-priming, seroprotection rates were 100% (diphtheria; tetanus), ≥98.5% (hepatitis B), ≥95.9% (polio) and ≥94.5% (Hib) in both groups. Vaccine response rates for pertussis antigens were significantly lower in infants whose mothers received pregnancy Tdap (37.5–77.1%) versus placebo (90.0–99.2%). Solicited and unsolicited adverse event rates were similar between groups. Serious adverse events occurred in 2.4% (Tdap group) and 5.6% (control group) of infants, none were vaccination-related. Conclusions: Pertussis antibodies transferred during pregnancy may decrease the risk of pertussis infection in the first months of life but interfere with the infant's ability to produce pertussis antibodies, the clinical significance of which remains unknown. Safety and reactogenicity results were consistent with previous experience.
Impact of tetanus-diphtheria-acellular pertussis immunization during pregnancy on subsequent infant immunization seroresponses : follow-up from a large randomized placebo-controlled trial / K.P. Perrett, S.A. Halperin, T. Nolan, A. Carmona Martínez, F. Martinón-Torres, J. García-Sicilia, M. Virta, O.G. Vanderkooi, G.V. Zuccotti, P. Manzoni, L. Kostanyan, N. Meyer, M.A. Ceregido, B. Cheuvart, S.O. Kuriyakose, Z. Stranak, J.M. Merino Arribas, M.J. Cilleruelo Ortega, M. Miranda-Valdivieso, B. Arias Novas, J.T. Ramos Amador, F. Omeñaca, M. Baca, P.G. Marchisio, N. Mesaros. - In: VACCINE. - ISSN 0264-410X. - 38:8(2020 Feb 18), pp. 2105-2114.
|Titolo:||Impact of tetanus-diphtheria-acellular pertussis immunization during pregnancy on subsequent infant immunization seroresponses : follow-up from a large randomized placebo-controlled trial|
|Parole Chiave:||blunting; infants; maternal immunization; pertussis; Tdap vaccine|
|Settore Scientifico Disciplinare:||Settore MED/38 - Pediatria Generale e Specialistica|
|Data di pubblicazione:||18-feb-2020|
|Data ahead of print / Data di stampa:||24-nov-2019|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI):||http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2019.10.104|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||01 - Articolo su periodico|