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Hi Michelle, Although they are not followed by our BMT team, we still use the same guidelines for our CAR-T patients as BMT: No vaccines (besides flu shot) until 6 months post, no live vaccines until 1 year post.
Hello from Phoenix, Since many of you are now doing CAR-T at your institutions, I’m wondering if you have an SOP or plan for vaccines s/p CAR-T infusion? Are you using the 6 months s/p treatment end (and is that day of infusion) for live vaccines or a more conservative approach as these kids are usually managed by the BMT team? If you can, please share:
Timeline to live vaccines:
Timeline to inactive/attenuated vaccines
Thank you for sharing! Michelle
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