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Immunology Update

Edition #450 | November 2016

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  • Describe the production process for monoclonal antibodies.
  • Describe appropriate cardiac monitoring for breast cancer patients who are taking human epidermal growth factor receptor blockers.
  • Summarize the current immunization recommendations for patients who have undergone organ transplantation.
  • Describe appropriate monitoring for skin cancer in patients who have undergone solid organ transplantation.
  • Administer new vaccines to patients according to currently recommended schedules.
  • Determine which vaccine series, when started with a previously available vaccine, should be completed with the previously available vaccine and which should be completed with a newly available vaccine.
  • Recognize the signs and symptoms that should raise concerns about the possibility of a primary immunodeficiency disorder.
  • List the vaccines that should and should not be administered to patients with primary immunodeficiency disorders or their family members.
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#450: Immunology Update
November 2016


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