Randomized trial of recombinant hepatitis B vaccine in HIV-infected adult patients comparing a standard dose to a double dose.

@article{Fonseca2005RandomizedTO,
  title={Randomized trial of recombinant hepatitis B vaccine in HIV-infected adult patients comparing a standard dose to a double dose.},
  author={Marise Oliveira Fonseca and Lorrin W. Pang and Norma de Paula Cavalheiro and Ant{\^o}nio Alci Barone and Marta Heloisa Lopes},
  journal={Vaccine},
  year={2005},
  volume={23 22},
  pages={
          2902-8
        }
}
Because HIV and hepatitis B virus share many common risk factors, it is important to try to vaccinate HIV patients against hepatitis B. There are numerous reports describing a variety of dose schedules, limited success and markers associated with impaired response to HBV vaccine in these individuals. All studies have been small in size making it difficult to draw conclusions within and between studies. The purpose of this study was to evaluate a double dose of hepatitis B vaccine under more… CONTINUE READING
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