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sup][4] The study has demonstrated that sepsis results in immunosuppression which induces secondary infection and death.
These studies examined patient and allograft survival, as well as the incidence of acute rejection, in patients receiving steroid-free, CyA-based maintenance immunosuppression with or without azathioprine (Hricik et al.
Limit use of zoster (ZOS) vaccine to those patients who are 50 years of age or older prior to starting immunosuppression or on low-dose chronic immunosuppression.
The animals receiving combined immunosuppression of both FK506 and mycophenolate likely benefited from the longer half-life of mycophenolate rather than from its action.
The data also support the belief that the central nervous system is "immune-privileged" and that a relatively brief period of immunosuppression may be all that is required to avoid the risk of transplant rejection within the CNS.
Of these patients, 90 had undergone AN (Group I, 64 males, 26 females), whereas the remaining 42 patients were placed on the transplant waiting list (Group II, 26 males, 16 females) under varying degrees of immunosuppression.
Chaturvedi, of the Infections and Immunoepidemiology Branch at the National Cancer Institute in Maryland, points out that though it has been known that the risk of HPV-associated cancers is higher among people with AIDS, the extent to which HIV-related immunosuppression plays a role is unclear.
Unopposed viral replication, followed by an exaggerated host immune response after withdrawal of immunosuppression, is the presumed pathogenetic mechanism of liver injury induced by immunosuppression" (Ann.
Flu vaccinations are recommended for people age 65 years and older, children age six months to 23 months, pregnant women and people with heart disease, asthma, and other chronic heart and lung disorders, diabetes, kidney diseases, blood disorders, metabolic and immunosuppression disorders.