Previous Vaccination and Age are More Important Predictors of Immune Response to Influenza Vaccine than Inflammation and Iron Status in Dialysis Patients.

@article{Eiselt2016PreviousVA,
  title={Previous Vaccination and Age are More Important Predictors of Immune Response to Influenza Vaccine than Inflammation and Iron Status in Dialysis Patients.},
  author={Jarom{\'i}r Eiselt and Luk{\'a}{\vs} Kielberger and Daniel Rajdl and Jaroslav R{\'a}cek and Petr Pazdiora and Lada Mal{\'a}nov{\'a}},
  journal={Kidney & blood pressure research},
  year={2016},
  volume={41 2},
  pages={139-47}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS The immune response to influenza vaccine may be influenced by many factors, e.g. age, comorbidities or inflammation, and iron status. METHODS We studied the vaccine-induced production of hemagglutination-inhibition antibodies (HI) in 133 hemodialysis patients (HD) and 40 controls. To identify variables associated with the immune response… CONTINUE READING