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Dear Dr.

I am a post LDLT 1 year ago.  My question is can I take the vaccine against swine flu virus.  And I am getting ready to take the anti viral for my hcv does the vaccine affect or work for me.
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i have checked with our ID consultant.  it is not a live virus vaccine so is OK to use.  I do not think there is any data as to the responsiveness of the immunosuppressed individual.  thus, i think there is no downside to receiving it.
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See "Swine Flu Vaccine" post July 23,2009 to see if this answers you question.
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See Dr Schiano's response to  updated "Live Virus H1N1 Vaccines" dated August 4, 2009 for clarification to his response to you question.
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