Vaccination coverage and immunity against hepatitis B among HIV-infected patients in South Brazil.

@article{Martins2015VaccinationCA,
  title={Vaccination coverage and immunity against hepatitis B among HIV-infected patients in South Brazil.},
  author={Saulo Martins and Andr{\'e}a do Livramento and Michelle Andrigueti and Iara Fabricia Kretzer and Marcos Jos{\'e} Machado and Celso Spada and Ar{\'i}cio Treitinger},
  journal={The Brazilian journal of infectious diseases : an official publication of the Brazilian Society of Infectious Diseases},
  year={2015},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={181-6}
}
Evidence-based strategies to improve the hepatitis B virus (HBV) vaccination coverage rates might help to reduce the burden caused by co-infection with HBV and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). In this study, the aim was to evaluate the vaccination coverage and immunity against HBV among HIV-infected individuals in South Brazil, and identify factors that are associated with compliance patterns and antibody reactivity. Three hundred HIV-infected men and women were included in this survey. The… CONTINUE READING