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Febrile seizures following vaccination in children: How common are they and what is the long term clinical outcome? [ 2013 - 2016 ]

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/nhmrc/1049557]

Researchers: A/Pr Nicholas Wood (Principal investigator) ,  Dr Belinda Barton Prof Jim Buttery Dr Nigel Crawford A/Pr Peter Richmond
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Brief description Seizures following vaccination cause concern for both parent and healthcare providers and in this important study we will measure the risk of febile seizures after vaccines and follow up children who have had a febrile seizure shortly after receiving a vaccine to assess their medical health and developmental outcome. In addition children will be tested to see if they carry one of the known genetic mutations that is asociated with the development of seizures as a potential cause for their seizure following vaccination.

Funding Amount $AUD 693,779.28

Funding Scheme Project Grants

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