Prevalence and Persistence of Varicella Antibodies in Previously Immunized Children and Youth With Perinatal HIV-1 Infection.

@article{Purswani2016PrevalenceAP,
  title={Prevalence and Persistence of Varicella Antibodies in Previously Immunized Children and Youth With Perinatal HIV-1 Infection.},
  author={Murli Purswani and Brad H Karalius and Tzy-jyun Yao and Diethard Schmid and Sandra K. Burchett and George K. Siberry and Kunjal Patel and Russell B Van Dyke and Robert H. Lurie and Ram Yogev and Margaret Ann Sanders and Kathleen M. Malee and Scott Hunter and William Shearer and Mary Mol Paul and Norma Cooper and Lynnette Harris and Mahboobullah Baig and Anna Cintron and Ana Puga and Sandra Navarro and Patricia A. Garvie and J Blood Disord Transfus Rh Blood and Sandra Burchett and Nancy Karthas and Betsy L Kammerer and Andrew A. Wiznia and Marlene Burey and Molly L Nozyce and Arry Dieudonne and Linda Bettica and Susan Adubato and Janet J.-C. Chen and Maria Garcia Bulkley and Latreaca Ivey and Mitzie L Grant and Katherine K. Knapp and K Allison and Megan L. Wilkins and Midnela Acevedo-Flores and Heida Rios and Vivian E Olivera and Margarita Silio and Medea Jones and Patricia A. Sirois and Stephen Spector and Kim Norris and Sharon Nichols and Elizabeth J. McFarland and Alisa Katai and Jennifer Dunn and Suzanne M Paul and Gwendolyn Scott and Patricia E. Bryan and Elizabeth J. Willen},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  year={2016},
  volume={62 1},
  pages={106-114}
}
BACKGROUND Two doses of live-attenuated varicella-zoster vaccine are recommended for human immunodeficiency virus 1 (HIV-1)-infected children with CD4% ≥ 15%. We determined the prevalence and persistence of antibody in immunized children with perinatal HIV (PHIV) and their association with number of vaccinations, combination antiretroviral therapy (cART), and HIV status. METHODS The Adolescent Master Protocol is an observational study of children with PHIV and perinatally HIV-exposed but… CONTINUE READING