Vaccine-preventable infections such as influenza pose an ongoing threat to children undergoing allogeneic haematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT), a WA study has shown. While revaccination programs prevent most vaccine-preventable infections after HSCT, children with blood cancers are still at risk of influenza and herpes zoster, according to clinicians in the Department of Haematology and Oncology, Princess ...
Vaccine-preventable infections a risk after HSCT in children with leukaemia
By Michael Woodhead
12 Sep 2018