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First of its kind study identifies risk factors for LRTIs in Inuit children
Date:5/21/2009

LRTI
  • Infants who were custom adopted had 4.4 times the risk

    Dr. Banerji also conducted a cost analysis by age and location that compared the costs of administering Palivisumab prophylaxis vaccine, an antibody approved for the prevention of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) the most common cause of lower respiratory tract infections. The vaccine is used only for prevention and is usually a monthly injection during RSV season.

    The results demonstrated that by immunizing rural Inuit infants with the vaccine, the health care system could save money up to $8,000 per admission avoided. The analysis concludes that preventative measures in infancy can both improve the health of children and result in a significant cost savings for the health-care system.

    Dr. Banerji's research papers are posted online as of today (Thursday, May 21) in the Published Ahead-Of-Print section of The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal website (www.journals.lww.com/pidj).

    The research by Dr. Banerji is the second major study on Indigenous children's health recently released by the Keenan Research Centre at Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael's Hospital. Earlier this year, the centre released the Indigenous Children's Health Report: Health Assessment in Action a project led by Dr. Janet Smylie.


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  • Contact: Tina Quelch
    tina@calador.ca
    416-925-6034
    St. Michael's Hospital
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