Antibody titration and immune response of Iranian beta-thalassemic patients to hepatitis B virus vaccine (booster effect).

@article{Azarkeivan2009AntibodyTA,
  title={Antibody titration and immune response of Iranian beta-thalassemic patients to hepatitis B virus vaccine (booster effect).},
  author={Azita Azarkeivan and Gharib Karimi and Mojgan Shaiegan and Mahtab Maghsudlu and Ali Tabbaroki},
  journal={Pediatric hematology and oncology},
  year={2009},
  volume={26 4},
  pages={195-201}
}
BACKGROUND Thalassemia is hereditary anemia with lifelong transfusion as treatment and hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is one of the transfusion transmitted infections (TTI). HBV vaccination is obligatory for these patients by 3 double-dose injections. The authors studied the HBV status and immune response to vaccination by hepatitis B surface antibody (HBsAb) titration in their thalassemic patients. They also compared these results with their previous study to find out the effectiveness of a… CONTINUE READING

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