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Extending the Debate on Poor Response to Hepatitis B Virus Vaccination in Children With Celiac Disease: Which Question Remains?

Salvatore Leonardi 1 , * , Martina Filippelli 1 , Sara Manti 2 , Caterina Cuppari 2 and Carmelo Salpietro 2
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1 Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
2 Department of Pediatrics, Unit of Pediatric Genetics and Immunology, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
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  • Hepatitis Monthly: September 01, 2015, 15 (10); e30888
  • Published Online: October 28, 2015
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: June 19, 2015
  • Accepted: July 29, 2015
  • DOI: 10.5812/hepatmon.30888

To Cite: Leonardi S, Filippelli M, Manti S, Cuppari C, Salpietro C. Extending the Debate on Poor Response to Hepatitis B Virus Vaccination in Children With Celiac Disease: Which Question Remains?, Hepat Mon. 2015 ; 15(10):e30888. doi: 10.5812/hepatmon.30888.

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