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Revista de Gastroenterología del Perú

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AGUILAR-URBINA, Edi William et al. Associated factors to the inadequate response to hepatitis B vaccine in HIV patients. Rev. gastroenterol. Perú [online]. 2019, vol.39, n.3, pp.252-257. ISSN 1022-5129.

Objective: To establish the relationship among age, sex, body mass index, consumption of alcoholic beverages and cigarettes with the inadequate response to the vaccine against Hepatitis B in patients with HIV infection who were treated in the Clinical Unit of Infectious and Tropical Diseases of the Regional Hospital of Trujillo - Peru, from 2014 to 2015. Materials and methods: The study was observational, retrospective, cross-sectional, type cases and controls. Results: In the vaccinated patients, it was found that the age ≥ 50 years old; with OR = 3.4 and CD4 <200, with OR = 35.0, are the risk factors to get the inadequate response to the vaccine against Hepatitis B. Conclusions: There is a relationship between the re-count of cells CD4 <200 and the age over 50 years old with an Inadequate response to the vaccination against hepatitis B in HIV-infected patients in the Regional Hospital of Trujillo.

Keywords : HIV Infections; CD4 lymphocyte count; Hepatitis B vaccines.

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