Administration of live varicella vaccine to HIV-infected children with current or past significant depression of CD4(+) T cells.

@article{Levin2006AdministrationOL,
  title={Administration of live varicella vaccine to HIV-infected children with current or past significant depression of CD4(+) T cells.},
  author={Myron J. Levin and Anne A. Gershon and Adriana Weinberg and Lin-Ye Song and Terrence Fentin and Barbara Nowak},
  journal={The Journal of infectious diseases},
  year={2006},
  volume={194 2},
  pages={247-55}
}
BACKGROUND Varicella can be a severe illness in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected children. The licensed, live attenuated varicella vaccine is safe and immunogenic in HIV-infected children with minimal symptoms and good preservation of CD4(+) T cells (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention immunologic category 1). METHODS To study the safety and immunogenicity of this vaccine in varicella-zoster virus (VZV)-naive, HIV-infected children with moderate symptoms and/or more… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 45 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 23 references

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…