Impaired antibody response to pneumococcal vaccine after treatment for Hodgkin's disease.

Abstract

To determine if a normal antibody response can develop after therapy for Hodgkin's disease, we immunized 53 patients and 10 normal controls with dodecavalent pneumococcal vaccine. Antibody concentrations three weeks after immunization (geometric mean of 11 serotypes) were 1566 ng of protein nitrogen per milliliter in controls, 963 ng per milliliter after… (More)

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@article{Siber1978ImpairedAR, title={Impaired antibody response to pneumococcal vaccine after treatment for Hodgkin's disease.}, author={George R. Siber and Sheila Weitzman and Alan C. Aisenberg and Harel Weinstein and G B Schiffman}, journal={The New England journal of medicine}, year={1978}, volume={299 9}, pages={442-8} }