Current Infectious Disease Reports

, Volume 8, Issue 2, pp 151–161

Vaccination in patients with HIV infection

  • Todd D. Gleeson
  • Mark R. Wallace
  • Sybil A. Tasker

DOI: 10.1007/s11908-006-0011-y

Cite this article as:
Gleeson, T.D., Wallace, M.R. & Tasker, S.A. Curr Infect Dis Rep (2006) 8: 151. doi:10.1007/s11908-006-0011-y


Although vaccine-preventable diseases are common in HIV, concerns about vaccine safety and lack of efficacy in this patient population often lead to missed opportunities for vaccination. In this article, we review the literature regarding vaccine risks and benefits and offer recommendations regarding their use and timing in patients with HIV infection.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Todd D. Gleeson
  • Mark R. Wallace
  • Sybil A. Tasker
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Infectious DiseasesNational Naval Medical CenterBethesdaUSA