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Immunity question

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FreshWest Fri 28-Sep-12 11:49:19

DD had all her vaccinations as a baby but not had any of the pre-school booster ones. (long story). Will she be immune to things now? Or does immunity exist just reduced?

BeaWheesht Fri 28-Sep-12 12:15:25

I'm not sure I understand your question.

Afaik things like mmr are given as a preschool booster because the first jag Doesn't always provide immunity, it's pretty easy to find statistics for thi online. Therefore, without a blood test you can't tell if your hold has immunity or not.

I'm not sure re others thh though I know the whoopig cough vaccine wears off and there's a Bit of an epidemic just now

ProudNeathGirl Fri 28-Sep-12 12:17:34

I think you need the full course to be sure of immunity. I'd make an appt with the GP todiscuss.

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