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Clinical studies : an overview.

Abstract:

Disease caused by Neisseria meningitidis is a worldwide problem (1). Epi- demics of meningococcal disease regularly occur in the "meningitis belt" of sub-Saharan Africa and in Asia (2-5) and high or increasing levels of endemic meningococcal disease have been reported recently in the UK (6), New Zealand (7), Cuba (8), Brazil (9), Norway (10), and the Pacific Northwest of the United States (11). Meningococcal disease predominantly affects children and has a high mortality, which has remained u...

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10.1385/1-59259-149-3:375

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Paediatrics, Biomedical Research Centre
Journal:
Methods in molecular medicine
Volume:
67
Pages:
375-410
Publication date:
2001
DOI:
EISSN:
1940-6037
ISSN:
1543-1894
URN:
uuid:8420494c-5422-467b-aab0-62a6e047d643
Source identifiers:
122281
Local pid:
pubs:122281
Language:
English

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