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      The comparison of antibody response to influenza vaccination in continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis, hemodialysis and renal transplantation patients.

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          The immune system in renal transplant (Tx), Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis (CAPD) and hemodialysis (HD) patients have been suppressed and antibody response to vaccination is weaker than that of the normal population. Additionally immune response to vaccination also differs from each other in aforementioned three groups resulting from different levels immunosuppression. In the present study, detection of antibody response to influenza vaccine as an indicator of the level of immunity in Tx, CAPD and HD patients was aimed

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          Journal
          Scand. J. Urol. Nephrol.
          Scandinavian journal of urology and nephrology
          Informa UK Limited
          0036-5599
          0036-5599
          2003
          : 37
          : 1
          Affiliations
          [1 ] Department of Nephrology, Dokuz Eylül University, Izmir, Turkey. caner.cavdar@deu.edu.tr
          Article
          BJWUJP6AX2DX1Q5J
          10.1080/00365590310008749
          12745749

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