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Vaccine prevention of meningococcal disease, coming soon?

Abstract:

The past century has seen the use of a number of vaccines for prevention and control of meningococcal disease with varied success. The use of polysaccharide vaccines for the control of outbreaks of serogroup C infections in teenagers and young adults and epidemic serogroup A disease has been established for 30 years and an effective protein-polysaccharide conjugate vaccine against serogroup C was introduced into the UK infant immunisation schedule in 2000. The next generation of these glycoco...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Paediatrics, Biomedical Research Centre
Journal:
Vaccine
Volume:
20
Issue:
5-6
Pages:
666-687
Publication date:
2001-12-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1873-2518
ISSN:
0264-410X
URN:
uuid:337eebd6-ed90-4abf-af8b-3bee634ccd85
Source identifiers:
119752
Local pid:
pubs:119752

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