Long-term persistence of anti-HBs after hepatitis B vaccination among adults: 8-year results

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Publication date: Available online 17 February 2020Source: Antiviral ResearchAuthor(s): Yingying Dou, Diahann T.S.L. Jansen, Aniek van den Bosch, Robert A. de Man, Nadine van Montfoort, Can Araman, Sander I. van Kasteren, Gijs G. Zom, Willem-Jan Krebber, Cornelis J.M. Melief, Andrea M. Woltman, Sonja I. BuschowAbstractSynthetic long peptide (SLP) vaccination is a promising new treatment strategy for patients with a chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection. We have previously shown that a prototype HBV-core protein derived SLP was capable of boosting CD4+ and CD8+ T cell responses in the presence of a TLR2-ligand in chroni...
Source: Antiviral Therapy - Category: Virology Source Type: research
Bone Marrow Transplantation, Published online: 18 February 2020; doi:10.1038/s41409-020-0833-5A prospective trial of vaccine to prevent hepatitis B virus reactivation after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
Source: Bone Marrow Transplantation - Category: Hematology Authors: Source Type: research
DISCUSSION: These results show the variation in the implementation of EU legislation in the participating countries. More consultation between actors at EU level, including enhancing medical surveillance in occupational medicine could help to optimise policies in European countries in order to further reduce HBV transmission to HCWs. PMID: 32057571 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Vaccine - Category: Allergy & Immunology Authors: Tags: Vaccine Source Type: research
FRIDAY, Feb. 7, 2020 -- The hexavalent combined diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis (DTaP) adsorbed, inactivated poliovirus (IPV), Haemophilus influenza type b (Hib) conjugate (meningococcal protein conjugate), and hepatitis B...
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This report summarizes the indications for DTaP-IPV-Hib-HepB and provides guidance for its use. PMID: 32027629 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Source: MMWR Morb Mortal Wkl... - Category: Epidemiology Authors: Tags: MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep Source Type: research
“Functional cure” is being pursued as the ultimate endpoint of antiviral treatment in chronic hepatitis B (CHB), which is characterized by loss of HBsAg whether or not anti-HBs antibodies are present. “Functional cure” can be achieved in
Source: Frontiers in Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
A new combination vaccine to prevent diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, polio, Haemphilus influenzae type b disease, and hepatitis B has been licensed, but won't be available before 2021.
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - Category: American Health Tags: Diphtheria Vaccination Hepatitis B Vaccination MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Pertussis Vaccination Tetanus Vaccination Vaccine-Preventable Diseases and Specific Vaccines Whooping cough Source Type: news
During the World War II jaundice and hepatitis in the US army were observed after vaccination with the yellow fever vaccine containing human plasma for stabilization. This led to first heat experiments with volunteers without knowledge of the causative agents. Finally, experiments of human serum with volunteers and chimpanzees led to the conclusion that the hepatitis B virus (HBV) which had been identified as the responsible agent of the contamination of the vaccine, could not be inactivated at 98°C after 1 min, whereas 2 min in two chimpanzees were enough. Meanwhile, a cell culture system became available showing that...
Source: Frontiers in cellular and infection microbiology - Category: Microbiology Source Type: research
Resumo Fizemos estudo transversal para iniciar coorte em dois Hospitais Universit ários de dois países - Brasil e Colômbia - para avaliar a prevalência de acidentes com material biológico (AT-MB), o nível de adesão às Precauções Padrão (PP) e o conhecimento sobre patógenos transmissíveis pelo sangue e fatores associados entre trabalhadores e estudantes da saúde, no marco da implementação da norma NR-32. Criamos escalas para estimar conhecimento e adesão baseadas em 12 e 11 perguntas respectivamente. Utilizam...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research
Following publication of the original article [1], the authors spotted errors in their paper concerning the positive rate in the right side in Table 2.
Source: Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine - Category: Environmental Health Source Type: research
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