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Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Prevention Institute

Immunogenicity and safety of vaccines in patients with rheumatological disease

The study's primary objectives are: to evaluate the immunogenicity of tetanus and hepatitis A vaccine in patients with rheumatoid arthritis or axial spondyloarthritis/psoriatic arthritis or vasculitis compared to healthy controls
Secondary objectives are:

  • to study the safety of tetanus and hepatitis A
    vaccines in the different disease groups
  • to study travel patterns, travel associated problems and travel-associated needs as well as risk behaviour in the three patient groups compared to healthy traveller.


For more information and to participate please visit the project page.


Weiterführende Informationen


Christoph Hatz (Project Leader)

Silja Bühler

Michael Freuler