Study: People with HIV have 10 times higher risk for meningococcal disease

10/31/2013 | Medscape (free registration)

People living with HIV/AIDS had a 10 times higher relative risk of developing invasive meningococcal disease, according to a study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine. "Cost effectiveness and vaccine efficacy studies are needed in order to evaluate the value of a national recommendation for routine meningococcal vaccination of PLWHA," the authors said.

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