Vitamin A supplementation enhances infants' immune responses to hepatitis B vaccine but does not affect responses to Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccine.

@article{Newton2007VitaminAS,
  title={Vitamin A supplementation enhances infants' immune responses to hepatitis B vaccine but does not affect responses to Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccine.},
  author={Samuel Newton and Seth Owusu-Agyei and William Kwabina Ampofo and Charles Zandoh and Martin A Adjuik and George A. Adjei and Samuel Kofi Tchum and Suzanne M. Filteau and Betty R Kirkwood},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  year={2007},
  volume={137 5},
  pages={1272-7}
}
Vitamin A supplementation reduces child mortality and severe morbidity in less developed countries, and the Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI) offers an ideal opportunity to deliver supplements in developing countries. High-dose vitamin A supplementation has been shown to have no effect on the immunogenicity of oral polio vaccine, tetanus toxoid, pertussis, or on measles vaccine given at 9 mo, but a negative effect on measles vaccine administered at 6 mo and a potentiating effect on… CONTINUE READING

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