TITLE

Response of Human Immunodeficiency Virus--Infected Patients Receiving Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy to Vaccination with 23- Valent Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine

AUTHOR(S)
Rodriguez-Barrades, Maria C.; Alexandraki, Irene; Nazir, Tabinda; Foltzer, Michael; Musher, Daniel M.; Brown, Sheldon; Thornby, John
PUB. DATE
August 2003
SOURCE
Clinical Infectious Diseases;8/1/2003, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p438
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Determines whether highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) impacts responses to 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PV). Measurement of immunoglobulin G (IgG) levels for capsular polysaccharides in human HIV-positive patients; Correlation between post-vaccination IgG levels and CD4 cell count at the initial vaccination; Immunogenicity of PV among patients receiving long-term HAART.
ACCESSION #
10590104

 

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