Study pinpoints FDG uptake in those who had H1N1 flu shots

03/4/2010 |

Greek researchers who studied FDG uptake in 10 patients who recently had an H1N1 flu shot and were referred for PET/CT scans found that those vaccinated five to 12 days prior to the scans showed the highest FDG uptake in the lymph nodes. The researchers said this potential difficulty in PET/CT should be considered in the implementation of vaccination programs.

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