Routine immunization of the HIV-positive asymptomatic patient

Gregory A. Poland, Kathryn R. Love, Carolyn E. Hughes

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Physicians should develop the habit of considering, during initial routine and subsequent examinations of persons coming under their primary care, whether a vaccine is needed to establish or maintain universally recommended immunity. Furthermore, the physician should identify specific circumstances that call for special vaccines. Age, occupation, lifestyle, environmental risks, and diseases that compromise host defenses require systematic consideration.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)147-152
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of General Internal Medicine
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 1990
Externally publishedYes


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  • Internal Medicine

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