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What is the best way to use conjugate vaccines?

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PURPOSE OF REVIEW: The present review discusses recent advances, challenges and opportunities for the best use of conjugate vaccines now and in the future. RECENT FINDINGS: Direct protection in young children may be short-lived and programme effectiveness may depend heavily on indirect protection (herd immunity). Pneumococcal carriage serotype replacement has been widely reported following vaccine implementation. Use of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines is being trialled in the elderly. Vaccin...

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Journal:
Current opinion in infectious diseases
Volume:
24
Issue:
3
Pages:
219-224
Publication date:
2011-06-05
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EISSN:
1473-6527
ISSN:
0951-7375
URN:
uuid:7cbedc02-2b68-4c82-ae78-244d8493233d
Source identifiers:
215886
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pubs:215886

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