Vaccination in the elderly


There is a general consensus that the elderly do not respond as well to vaccination as the young, but robust studies are few and far between. Most refer to influenza vaccination, but even here, adequate immunological and clinical data are surprisingly thin on the ground. The meta-analysis by Goodwin et al. from 2006 is still the most comprehensive that we… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1751-7915.2011.00283.x


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@inproceedings{Derhovanessian2012VaccinationIT, title={Vaccination in the elderly}, author={Evelyna Derhovanessian and Graham Pawelec}, booktitle={Microbial biotechnology}, year={2012} }