An Evaluation of the Efficacy of High-dose Hepatitis B Vaccine in Patients Using Biological Agents


AYDIN M., AKSOY F., Yildirim Z., Koksal I.

VIRAL HEPATIT DERGISI-VIRAL HEPATITIS JOURNAL, cilt.26, ss.88-93, 2020 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 26 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2020
  • Doi Numarası: 10.4274/vhd.galenos.2020.2019.0039
  • Dergi Adı: VIRAL HEPATIT DERGISI-VIRAL HEPATITIS JOURNAL
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.88-93

Özet

Objectives: Hepatitis B virus (HBV) vaccination is efficient in the normal population, whereas lower humoral response rates in immunosuppressed patients. Biological agents used in the treatment of several diseases in recent years are a significant cause of immunosuppression in patients. In this study we aimed to evaluate the efficacy of double-dose HBV vaccination at months 0, 1, 2, and 6 in patients using biological agents.