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I posed this question to one of my attending physicians and here was her response:
If the CARs are persisting and the patient has B cell aplasia, then vaccines will not be efficacious. Once you have documented good immune reconstitution in terms of B cell numbers and the patient is no longer IVIG-dependent, then we can re-immunize.
—————————— Letty Valdiviez, MSN, RN, CPHON CAR T Coordinator Children’s Hospital Los Angeles ——————————