Rosemarie A. Kappes

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BACKGROUND HIV-infected persons have less robust antibody responses to influenza vaccines. OBJECTIVE To compare the immunogenicity of high-dose influenza vaccine with that of standard dosing in HIV-positive participants. DESIGN Randomized, double-blind, controlled trial. (ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT01262846) SETTING The MacGregor Clinic of the Hospital of(More)
Introduction. HIV-infected individuals demonstrate lower immunogenicity to the influenza vaccine, despite immunologic and virologic control of HIV infection. Obesity has been previously shown to be associated with diminished antibody responses to other vaccines in HIV-uninfected persons. However, no studies have examined if obesity is associated with(More)
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