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Immunologic memory in Haemophilus influenzae type b conjugate vaccine failure.

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AIMS: To compare the convalescent antibody response to invasive Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) disease between conjugate vaccine immunised and unimmunised children, to look for evidence of priming for immunologic memory. METHODS: Unmatched case-control study in the UK and Eire 1992-2001 and Victoria, Australia 1988-1990. A total of 93 children were identified as having invasive Hib disease following three doses of conjugate vaccine in infancy through post licensure surveillance throughou...

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10.1136/adc.88.5.379

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Surgical Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Paediatrics
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Journal:
Archives of disease in childhood
Volume:
88
Issue:
5
Pages:
379-383
Publication date:
2003-05-01
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EISSN:
1468-2044
ISSN:
0003-9888
Source identifiers:
119027

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