Posts Tagged ‘vaccine’

July 9, 2012

Yellow fever vaccination in organ transplanted patients: is it safe? A multicenter study


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Live virus vaccines such as yellow fever are generally contraindicated for immunosuppressed organ transplant recipients. However, transplanted persons residing in or travelling to yellow fever endemic regions are at great risk. Currently, a waiver of vaccination is given to transplant patients who wish to travel to a yellow fever endemic region. This multicenter study from […]

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June 18, 2011

Antibody Response After a Single Dose of an AS03-Adjuvanted Split-Virion Influenza A (H1N1) Vaccine in Heart Transplant Recipients


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Pandemic influenza caused a wide spectrum of disease in organ transplant recipients.    Monovalent adjuvanted H1N1 vaccine became available in Canada and Europe whereas a nonadjuvanted formulation was available in the U.S.  This European study showed that only one-third of the vaccinated cohort had seroprotective titers to vaccine.  These results are similar to other studies presented […]

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