Palivizumab For Infection Prevention in Inuit Infants: A Review of the Clinical Effectiveness and Cost-Effectiveness


( Last Updated : February 24, 2020)
Project Line:
Health Technology Review
Project Sub Line:
Summary with Critical Appraisal
Project Number:
RC1217-000

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Question


  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of universal versus high risk palivizumab prophylaxis for respiratory syncytial virus prevention in Inuit infants?

  2. What is the clinical effectiveness of seasonal versus year-round palivizumab prophylaxis for respiratory syncytial virus prevention in Inuit infants?

  3. What is the cost- effectiveness of universal versus high risk palivizumab prophylaxis for respiratory syncytial virus prevention in Inuit infants?

  4. What is the cost-effectiveness of seasonal (~6months) versus year-round palivizumab prophylaxis for respiratory syncytial virus prevention in Inuit infants


Key Message

No relevant literature was identified regarding the comparative clinical effectiveness of universal versus high-risk palivizumab or seasonal versus year-round palivizumab prophylaxis in Inuit children up to 4 years of age. Additionally, no relevant literature was identified regarding the comparative cost effectiveness of universal versus high-risk palivizumab or seasonal versus year-round palivizumab prophylaxis in Inuit children up to 4 years of age.