Francesco della Croce

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BACKGROUND Annual influenza vaccination is recommended for healthcare workers (HCWs) in order to reduce the morbidity associated with influenza in healthcare settings. The aim of this study was to evaluate the current vaccination status of the HCWs in one of Italy's largest multidisciplinary University Hospitals. METHODS Between February 1 and March 31,(More)
It is well known that immune efficiency is frequently deteriorated in elderly people. The age-diminished antibody response to T-cell dependent antigens, such as influenza virus antigens, may explain the low protection offered by influenza vaccination in the elderly population. To investigate the possibility of increasing the antibody response to influenza(More)
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