Evaluation of clinical data and antibody response following influenza vaccination in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

@article{Anar2010EvaluationOC,
  title={Evaluation of clinical data and antibody response following influenza vaccination in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.},
  author={Ceyda Anar and Can Biçmen and Sena Yapicioglu and Ipek Unsal and Huseyin Halilcolar and Ufuk Yilmaz},
  journal={The new microbiologica},
  year={2010},
  volume={33 2},
  pages={117-27}
}
The present study investigated the antibody response against influenza vaccine and also the efficacy of vaccination on clinical findings in patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) following influenza vaccination. A total of 82 cases with COPD (44 cases as vaccinated and 38 cases as unvaccinated) were evaluated clinically and 21 healthy volunteers were also included in the study as a control group. Influenza (A and B) Ig M and Ig G parameters were analyzed quantitatively in… CONTINUE READING
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