Recent Examples of immunocompromised from the Web
When in the presence of an immunocompromised patient; when toxic drugs or chemicals are being used; or when their own clothes become damaged or stained — as can happen when transporting a bleeding accident victim, for example.
Insurers will surely cover an off-label 500k drug with a black box warning for infections in a immunocompromised patient population when an approved drug for the indication exists, right?
This is also something to bear in mind if there are immunocompromised people in your home, like someone who’s on chemotherapy or is elderly.
There is an existing shingles vaccine, made by Merck—basically a super-large dose of its live chicken-pox vaccine—but it is not recommended for immunocompromised patients.
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