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Research & Reviews  1,332 results

Humoral and cellular immune memory response 12 years following single dose vaccination ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2021.11.037
Vaccine Urueña A, Badano MN et. al.

Nov 29th, 2021 - Infants' universal hepatitis A virus (HAV) single-dose vaccination has been highly effective for controlling HAV infection in Argentina, and in other Latin-American countries that adopted that strategy. Although antibodies wane over time, this has...

Hepatitis a Vaccine Promotion Using Facebook Ads to Reach At-Risk Groups.
https://doi.org/10.1177/08901171211044594
American Journal of Health Promotion : AJHP; Schwartz P, Sedillo JL et. al.

Nov 25th, 2021 - To evaluate using Facebook ads to promote hepatitis A vaccination to at-risk groups. This descriptive research study used Facebook ads and posts to deliver a social media health campaign. The social networking site Facebook was used to target audi...

Schools, pediatricians look to make up lost ground on non–COVID-19 vaccinations
https://www.mdedge.com/pediatrics/article/249017/vaccines/schools-pediatricians-look-make-lost-ground-non-covid-19
Kate Ruder, Kaiser Health News

Nov 22nd, 2021 - WESTMINSTER, COLO. – Melissa Blatzer was determined to get her three children caught up on their routine immunizations on a recent Saturday morning at a walk-in clinic in this Denver suburb.

Vaccination in children with inherited bleeding disorders: Does the use of plasma an d ...
https://doi.org/10.1111/hae.14461
Haemophilia : the Official Journal of the World Federatio... Tasar S, Tasar MA et. al.

Nov 21st, 2021 - We aimed to evaluate the vaccine seroconversion of paediatric patients with factor deficiency and to complete the missing vaccines. We also emphasize the importance of variables such as recombinant factor and plasma intake frequency. This prospect...

Seroepidemiology of Viral Hepatitis in Hong Kong
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04371276

Nov 19th, 2021 - Immunisation policies have strong influences on the epidemiology of hepatitis A and B infection. In Hong Kong, vaccines against both viruses have been available through different channels and programmes in the past 3 decades. To evaluate the chang...

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Guidelines  6 results

Update: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices for Use of ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6319798
MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report; Nelson NP, Link-Gelles R et. al.

Nov 2nd, 2018 - Postexposure prophylaxis (PEP) with hepatitis A (HepA) vaccine or immune globulin (IG) effectively prevents infection with hepatitis A virus (HAV) when administered within 2 weeks of exposure. Preexposure prophylaxis against HAV infection through ...

The Need to Optimize Adolescent Immunization.
https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2016-4186
Pediatrics Bernstein HH, Bocchini JA et. al.

Feb 9th, 2017 - The adolescent period heralds the pediatric patient's transition into adulthood. It is a time of dynamic development during which effective preventive care measures can promote safe behaviors and the development of lifelong health habits. One of t...

ACG Clinical Guideline: Evaluation of Abnormal Liver Chemistries.
https://doi.org/10.1038/ajg.2016.517
The American Journal of Gastroenterology; Kwo PY, Cohen SM et. al.

Dec 21st, 2016 - Clinicians are required to assess abnormal liver chemistries on a daily basis. The most common liver chemistries ordered are serum alanine aminotransferase (ALT), aspartate aminotransferase (AST), alkaline phosphatase and bilirubin. These tests sh...

A shot at hepatitis prevention.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22086888
The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association; Voise N,

Dec 7th, 2011 - Recent trends suggest that the prevalence of hepatitis infection has declined in populations vaccinated against the hepatitis viruses. Still, with an estimated 20,000 new infections annually in the United States from human hepatitis A virus, as ma...

Recommendations for administering hepatitis A vaccine to contacts of international adop...
https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2011-1495
Pediatrics

Sep 29th, 2011 - The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommend routine administration of hepatitis A vaccine for household members and close contacts, inclu...

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Drugs  11 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  48 results

Seroepidemiology of Viral Hepatitis in Hong Kong
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04371276

Nov 19th, 2021 - Immunisation policies have strong influences on the epidemiology of hepatitis A and B infection. In Hong Kong, vaccines against both viruses have been available through different channels and programmes in the past 3 decades. To evaluate the chang...

Administration of Growth Hormone to Increase CD4+ Count in Patients Taking Anti-HIV Drugs
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00050921

Nov 1st, 2021 - After initiation of HAART, many HIV infected patients have significant improvement in CD4+ levels. However, some patients continue to have low CD4+ counts (< 350 cells/mm3) despite adequate viral suppression. The purpose of this study is to determ...

Hepatitis A Vaccine Dosing Regimens Among Pediatric Rheumatology Patients on Immunosuppressive Therapy
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02917577

Oct 5th, 2021 - This is a prospective, single centre, randomized, controlled trial comparing immune responses to two doses of a licensed Hepatitis A vaccine in children. Subjects will receive 2 doses (0.5 mL each) of the assigned study vaccine (Avaxim Pediatric® ...

Effects of Aging on Primary and Secondary Vaccine Responses in a 15-Year Longitudinal Cohort
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03312699

Sep 27th, 2021 - This is a phase IV study of sixty 21-40 and >65 year old adult volunteers who previously participated in vaccine studies with our program. All participation is by invitation only. The volunteers will be enrolled into two groups. Group A: Up to 30 ...

Stool Transplants to Treat Refractory Clostridium Difficile Colitis
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02127398

Sep 20th, 2021 - Recurrent colitis due to Clostridium difficile results from disruption of the normal gut flora, and is very difficult to treat. It is now clear that restoration of the normal gut flora is the most effective way to treat recurrent C. difficile coli...

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News  258 results

Schools, pediatricians look to make up lost ground on non–COVID-19 vaccinations
https://www.mdedge.com/pediatrics/article/249017/vaccines/schools-pediatricians-look-make-lost-ground-non-covid-19
Kate Ruder, Kaiser Health News

Nov 22nd, 2021 - WESTMINSTER, COLO. – Melissa Blatzer was determined to get her three children caught up on their routine immunizations on a recent Saturday morning at a walk-in clinic in this Denver suburb.

Malaria Study Shows Remarkable 70% Reduction in Severe Disease and Death
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/957585

Aug 30th, 2021 - A new study from Africa shows a remarkable 70% reduction in malaria if two treatments — a vaccine and an antimalarial medication — are combined instead of giving them individually. Malaria is endemic in the tropics. The World Health Organization (...

For Infant/Toddler Malaria Prevention, Vaccine Not Inferior to Drugs, but Both Are Best
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/957254

Aug 26th, 2021 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A malaria study comparing monthly chemoprevention, vaccination, or both among children aged 5 months to 17 months has concluded that the combination works best, and that seasonal vaccination is not inferior to daily tre...

Hepatitis in pregnancy: Sorting through the alphabet
https://www.mdedge.com/obgyn/article/242608/obstetrics/hepatitis-pregnancy-sorting-through-alphabet
Patrick Duff, MD

Jul 7th, 2021 - CASE Pregnant woman with positive hepatitis B surface antigen A 27-year-old primigravida at 9 weeks 3 days of gestation tests positive for the hepatitis B surface antigen at her first prenatal appointment. She is completely asymptomatic.

Hepatitis A
https://tools.cdc.gov/medialibrary/index.aspx#/media/id/285308

For World Hepatitis Day, learn more about the different types of viral hepatitis that impact millions worldwide and what is being done to help eliminate hepatitis.

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Patient Education  14 results see all →