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Immunological memory: the role of B cells in long-term protection against invasive bacterial pathogens.

Abstract:

Protein-polysaccharide conjugate vaccines that protect against Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib), serogroup C Neisseria meningitidis, and multiple capsular serotypes of Streptococcus pneumoniae have had a major impact on invasive bacterial disease in childhood when incorporated into routine infant immunization schedules. However, effectiveness data from the United Kingdom suggest that primary infant immunization alone may not be associated with long-term protection. Both immunological primi...

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10.1001/jama.294.23.3019

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Paediatrics, Biomedical Research Centre
Journal:
JAMA
Volume:
294
Issue:
23
Pages:
3019-3023
Publication date:
2005-12-05
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EISSN:
1538-3598
ISSN:
0098-7484
URN:
uuid:72043d95-ed3c-42a2-a4e2-fc60ea6053c0
Source identifiers:
119351
Local pid:
pubs:119351

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