Antibody response following Hepatitis B vaccination in peritoneal dialysis patients: does normalized urea clearance matter?


DERVİŞOĞLU E. , Simsek M., Yilmaz A.

CLINICS, cilt.66, ss.1559-1562, 2011 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

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OBJECTIVES: Data on the factors that contribute to the antibody response to hepatitis B virus vaccination in peritoneal dialysis patients are scarce. The current study was conducted on a group of peritoneal dialysis patients to learn how the response to hepatitis B virus vaccination varies according to the patient's clearance of urea normalized to total body water (Kt/V).