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Long-term immunological follow-up of children with haemophilus influenzae serotype b vaccine failure in the United Kingdom.

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BACKGROUND: It is not known how long children with Haemophilus influenzae serotype b (Hib) vaccine failure retain protective Hib antibody concentrations after infection. The objective of this study was to determine Hib antibody concentrations in children several years after infection and to identify risk factors for low antibody concentrations. METHODS: The families of children from the United Kingdom who developed invasive Hib disease after prior immunization with Hib conjugate vaccine (i.e...

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10.1086/600292

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Journal:
Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
Volume:
49
Issue:
3
Pages:
372-380
Publication date:
2009-08-05
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EISSN:
1537-6591
ISSN:
1058-4838
URN:
uuid:530cb771-8d43-4f66-a172-bea34fa3262b
Source identifiers:
119559
Local pid:
pubs:119559

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