According to the Canadian Immunization Guide, the HZ live attenuated vaccine is contraindicated in patients with primary and acquired immunocompromised states; however, the HZ recombinant inactivated vaccine may be considered for patients who are immunocompromised and > 50 years of age on a case-by-case basis.
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