Vaccination guidelines for female infertility patients A committee opinion

Prior to undergoing infertility treatments, vaccination guidelines should be reviewed and updated for all female patients.

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The Practice Committee of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine

Volume 99, Issue 2, Pages 337-339, February 2013

Abstract

Encounters for infertility care are opportunities to assess and update immunization status. Women of reproductive age are often unaware of their need for immunization, their own immunization status, and the potentially serious consequences of preventable disease on pregnancy outcome. The purpose of this ASRM Practice Committee document is to summarize current recommendations regarding vaccinations for women of reproductive age. This document replaces the ASRM Practice Committee document of the same name last published in Fertil Steril 2008;90:S169–71.

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Fertility and Sterility

Editorial Office, American Society for Reproductive Medicine

Fertility and Sterility® is an international journal for obstetricians, gynecologists, reproductive endocrinologists, urologists, basic scientists and others who treat and investigate problems of infertility and human reproductive disorders. The journal publishes juried original scientific articles in clinical and laboratory research relevant to reproductive endocrinology, urology, andrology, physiology, immunology, genetics, contraception, and menopause. Fertility and Sterility® encourages and supports meaningful basic and clinical research, and facilitates and promotes excellence in professional education, in the field of reproductive medicine.

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