Factors associated with seroconversion after standard dose hepatitis B vaccination and high-dose revaccination among HIV-infected patients.

@article{Pettit2010FactorsAW,
  title={Factors associated with seroconversion after standard dose hepatitis B vaccination and high-dose revaccination among HIV-infected patients.},
  author={Natasha N Pettit and Daryl D Depestel and Preeti N. Malani and James Riddell},
  journal={HIV clinical trials},
  year={2010},
  volume={11 6},
  pages={332-9}
}
BACKGROUND Patients with HIV-infection often respond poorly to vaccination. We sought to determine rates of seroconversion among HIV-infected patients receiving the hepatitis B vaccine and for non-responders who received high-dose revaccination. METHODS A single-center retrospective chart review was performed. Patients received either a series of Engerix-B (20 mcg) or Twinrix (standard dose vaccine [SDV]). A subset of non-responders received a higher 40 mcg dose series of Engerix-B (high-dose… CONTINUE READING

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