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Table 3 Adverse events within four weeks after varicella vaccination

From: Varicella-zoster-virus vaccination in immunosuppressed children with rheumatic diseases using a pre-vaccination check list

Adverse event LIIS group HIIS group
Local reaction at injection site – n (%) 1 (11%) 1 (7%)
Systemic rash 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Elevated temperature 0 (0%) 1 (7%)
Headache 0 (0%) 1 (7%)
Vomiting/gastroenteritis 0 (0%) 1 (7%)
Arthralgia/joint complaintsa 3 (33%) 1 (7%)
  1. Abbreviations: HIIS high-intensity immunosuppression, LIIS low-intensity immunosuppression.
  2. aTransient use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.