The Long-Term Effects of a Kampo Medicine, Juzentaihoto, on Maintenance of Antibody Titer in Elderly People after Influenza Vaccination

@inproceedings{Saiki2013TheLE,
  title={The Long-Term Effects of a Kampo Medicine, Juzentaihoto, on Maintenance of Antibody Titer in Elderly People after Influenza Vaccination},
  author={Ikuo Saiki and Keiichi Koizumi and Hirozo Goto and Akiko Inujima and Takao Namiki and Masaki Raimura and Toshiaki Kogure and Takeshi Tatsumi and Hiroki Inoue and Shinya Sakai and Hiroshi Oka and Makoto Fujimoto and Hiroaki Hikiami and Hiroaki Sakurai and Naotoshi Shibahara and Yutaka Shimada and Hideki Origasa},
  booktitle={Evidence-based complementary and alternative medicine : eCAM},
  year={2013}
}
We have performed a broad-ranging analysis of the adjuvant effect of a Kampo medicine, juzentaihoto (JTT), on influenza vaccination in a multicenter randomized controlled trial. In this study, the enhancing effect of JTT on antibody titer after influenza vaccination was studied for 28 weeks in elderly people who were in the high-risk group for influenza infection. In total, 91 subjects over 65 years old were recruited from four long-term-care facilities located in Chiba, Gunma, and Toyama… CONTINUE READING
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