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FLu vaccine doesn't work for Rituximab users

Added: Wednesday 7 December 2011

Research published in blood suggests that lymphoma patients who have been treated with Rituximab are not able to mount protective responses to a certain type of influenza vaccine. Researchers believe that patients treated with Rituximab may also fail to respond to other common vaccines.

+  http://www.oncologystat.com/journals/journal_scans/Rituximab_Blocks_Protective_Serological_Response_to_Influenza_A%28H1N1%29_2009_Vaccination_in_Lymphoma_Patients_During_or_Within_Six_Months_After_Treatment.html


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