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Long-term protection after immunization with protein-polysaccharide conjugate vaccines in infancy.

Abstract:

The polysaccharide-encapsulated bacteria, Haemophilus influenzae type b, Neisseria meningitidis and Streptococcus pneumoniae are important causes of invasive bacterial infection in childhood, accounting for most of the cases of bacterial pneumonia and meningitis worldwide. Protein-polysaccharide conjugate vaccines have been developed over the last 20 years and have proven very effective in controlling these infections. Although studies have consistently shown that herd immunity is critical fo...

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Publisher copy:
10.1586/erv.11.14

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Paediatrics, Biomedical Research Centre
Journal:
Expert review of vaccines
Volume:
10
Issue:
5
Pages:
673-684
Publication date:
2011-05-05
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EISSN:
1744-8395
ISSN:
1476-0584
URN:
uuid:4e8b33e1-1302-44c5-92e7-6a4fa1c6caac
Source identifiers:
140578
Local pid:
pubs:140578

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