• Tanja Rožek Mitrović



vaccines, premature infants, prevention


Premature babies have always been a significant population of global public health, morbidity and mortality, and their prevention and vaccination is of great importance.  Premature babies have a higher risk of developing neonatal and infectious diseases due to the immaturity of the immune system and poor transfer of protective maternal antibodies, which can be prevented by vaccines. However, the biggest problem in the country and abroad is untimely and incomplete vaccination of premature babies. The review of the literature tried to obtain the latest data through professional research, influencing factors and protocols for solving the timeliness of vaccination of premature babies, with the aim of improving timely and complete vaccination of premature babies.


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