all perinatally HIV-infected adolescents who did not initiate highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) at the time of initial infant hepatitis B virus (HBV) vaccination, with a three-dose HBV schedule, recommended researchers at Mahidol University, Bangkok, in a recent study.
I can tell you from personal experience that it can be difficult to be the first in your veterinarian's practice to ask for a vaccine titer test in lieu of automatic revaccinating
Instead, the immune response triggered by the initial vaccination appears to weaken over the years in some people, but can likely be rejuvenated by revaccinating
people when they are adolescents.
Although the occurrence of these cancers is rare, its incidence is among the reasons that veterinarians now reconsider revaccinating
all cats annually.
PeaceHealth Medical Group has begun the gargantuan task of revaccinating
up to 20,000 patients who were given vaccines that had been stored at improper temperatures last year.
Or they could mean that revaccinating
young people with older vaccines could protect them from the re-emergence of decades-old strains.
No information is available regarding the benefits of revaccinating
persons before summer travel who already were vaccinated during the preceding fall (8).
Noting that the current practice of annual vaccination of dogs "may not be beneficial and in some cases may be harmful," the researchers said the ELIZA tests offer "the opportunity of determining antibody titers and revaccinating
only those pets whose antibody titers to specific diseases have waned.
Until research proves otherwise, keep revaccinating
high-risk patients It is unfortunate that we lack any clinical data for or against pneumococcal revaccination.
Bush announced his plan to begin revaccinating
the American people.
Although the occurrence of these cancers is rare compared to that of many other feline diseases, its incidence is among the reasons that veterinarians now seriously question the wisdom of revaccinating
all cats annually with all available vaccines.