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Serum antibody responses to pneumococcal colonisation in the first two years of life: results from a SE Asian longitudinal cohort study.

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Assessment of antibody responses to pneumococcal colonisation in early childhood may aid our understanding of protection and inform vaccine antigen selection. Serum samples were collected from mother-infant pairs during a longitudinal pneumococcal colonisation study in Burmese refugees. Maternal and cord sera were collected at birth and infants were bled monthly (1-24 months of age). Nasopharyngeal swabs were taken monthly to detect colonisation. Serum IgG titres to 27 pneumococcal protein an...

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10.1111/1469-0691.12286

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
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Journal:
Clinical microbiology and infection : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
Volume:
19
Issue:
12
Pages:
E551-E558
Publication date:
2013-05-01
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EISSN:
1469-0691
ISSN:
1198-743X
Source identifiers:
407667
Language:
English
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pubs:407667
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pubs:407667
Deposit date:
2013-11-17

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