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Syringe Vaccination in HIV patient!

A 32-year-old woman who is HIV positive has a CD4+ lymphocyte count of 800/mm3 (Normal ≥ 500). Her health maintenance regimen should include immunization against which of the following pathogens?

A) Haemophilus influenzae type b
B) Hepatitis A
C) Influenza virus
D) Neisseria meningitidis
E) Streptococcus pyogenes (group A)
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C) Influenza virus - Her CD 4 count is not decreased to an alarming level for her to warrant any specific vaccinations and just should be administered Influenza vaccine which is other administered to COPD patients, older people, etc.
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C) Influenza virus - Her CD 4 count is not decreased to an alarming level for her to warrant any specific vaccinations and just should be administered Influenza vaccine which is other administered to COPD patients, older people, etc.
even her cd4 less than 200, 50 or whatever, i think she can get influenza...??
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influenza is right, but influenza we usually give in october, november upto march season, so wht about Hep A, in HIV we give pneumococcus, influenza, Hep A, Hep B, td every 10 every year boster dose.
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C) Influenza virus...

so what sould be the route IM or nasal if cd4 count <250 and >400 respectively??
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so what sould be the route IM or nasal if cd4 count <250 and >400 respectively??
there are two form of influenza vaccine active and inactive, Active route intranasal, inactive IM, in HIV and older more then 50years we have to give inactive influenza thru IM route
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thanks GUYS for the ans. i didnt know which one to pick for sure . this is past exam question and i dont know the ans. but i think u guys are rite.
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