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Vaccine prevention of meningococcal disease, coming soon?

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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 gycocon...

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Institution:
Imperial College School of Medicine, St Mary's Campus, London
Department:
Department of Paediatrics
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Oxford Vaccine Group
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Paediatrics,Department of
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Sarah L. Morley
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Vaccine Journal website
Volume:
20
Issue:
5-6
Pages:
666-687
Publication date:
2001-12-05
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ISSN:
0264-410X
URN:
uuid:59402a84-d4ca-4dc8-b507-b2e19720514a
Local pid:
ora:4235

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