Although HAV can induce the production of autoantibodies, none of the children developed autoimmune disorders. Long-term follow up is necessary to check whether autoimmune disorders develop in children who still have ANA. Genetic, immunological, environmental, and hormonal factors are also important in the development of vaccine-induced autoimmunity.
Journal of investigational allergology & clinical immunology : official organ of the International Association of Asthmology (INTERASMA) and Sociedad Latinoamericana de Alergia e Inmunologia
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Immunology, Uludag University Medical Faculty, Bursa, Turkey.
J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol. 2011 ;21(5):389-93
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