Sero-epidemiology of measles-specific IgG antibodies and predictive factors for low or missing titres in a German population-based cross-sectional study in children and adolescents (KiGGS)

Christina Poethko-Müller & Annette Mankertz
Background and objective: In the European Region, measles elimination is now targeted to 2015. To measure progress towards elimination age-group specific susceptibility targets have been defined. Age-specific measles susceptibility in children and adolescents was evaluated in Germany. Taking into account a broad range of socio-demographic, health- and vaccination status related variables, populations for vaccination campaigns were identified. Method: We analysed data from children aged 1–17 years in the representative German Health Interview and Examination Survey...
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