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Seroprotection against serogroup C meningococcal disease in adolescents in the United Kingdom: observational study

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Objective: To determine the persistence of bactericidal antibody titres following immunisation with serogroup C meningococcal glycoconjugate vaccine at age 6-15 years in order to examine changes in persistence of antibodies with age. Design: Observational study. Setting: Secondary and tertiary educational institutions in the United Kingdom. Participants: Healthy adolescents aged 11-20 years previously immunised between 6 and 15 years of age with one of the three serogroup C meningococcal vacc...

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10.1136/bmj.39563.545255.AE

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University of Oxford
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Oxford Vaccine Group
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine,Centre for (CCVTM)
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University of Oxford
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Oxford Vaccine Group
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine,Centre for (CCVTM)
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Oxford Vaccine Group
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine,Centre for (CCVTM)
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Oxford Vaccine Group
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine,Centre for (CCVTM)
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Oxford Vaccine Group
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine,Centre for (CCVTM)
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Funding agency for:
A Borkowski
Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Ltd.
Journal:
British Medical Journal (BMJ) Journal website
Volume:
336
Issue:
7659
Pages:
1487-1491
Publication date:
2008-06-05
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EISSN:
1756-1833
URN:
uuid:07caee91-7c06-480d-840c-65f913edfc35
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ora:2308

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