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Trends in meningococcal disease: challenges for vaccine control when disease is rare

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The clinical, social and economic value of vaccination varies both with time and by population group
In most wealthy and in many middle income countries, capsular group B Neisseria meningitidis (MenB) remains an important cause of invasive disease, particularly in the era of control of other major bacterial pathogens, such as MenC, Haemophilus influenzae type b, and vaccine-type pneumococcus. Two new MenB vaccines (now licensed in many countries) provide the potential for a comprehensiv...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.5694/mja17.00514

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Paediatrics
Oxford college:
St Cross College
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Publisher:
Australasian Medical Publishing Company Publisher's website
Journal:
Medical Journal of Australia Journal website
Volume:
207
Issue:
9
Pages:
380-381
Publication date:
2017-11-06
Acceptance date:
2017
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EISSN:
1326-5377
ISSN:
0025-729X
Pubs id:
pubs:743862
URN:
uri:4261f43e-ed8d-4b3a-8974-7d5fe755e941
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uuid:4261f43e-ed8d-4b3a-8974-7d5fe755e941
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pubs:743862
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English
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