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Serum antibody responses to pneumococcal colonization in the first 2 years of life: Results from an SE Asian longitudinal cohort study

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Assessment of antibody responses to pneumococcal colonization in early childhood may aid our understanding of protection and inform vaccine antigen selection. Serum samples were collected from mother-infant pairs during a longitudinal pneumococcal colonization study in Burmese refugees. Maternal and cord sera were collected at birth and infants were bled monthly (1-24 months of age). Nasopharyngeal swabs were taken monthly to detect colonization. Serum IgG titres to 27 pneumococcal protein an...

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10.1111/1469-0691.12286

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Journal:
Clinical Microbiology and Infection
Volume:
19
Issue:
12
Publication date:
2013-12-05
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EISSN:
1469-0691
ISSN:
1198-743X
URN:
uuid:8c8de442-0fc3-4293-85d2-781d96bf9967
Source identifiers:
440893
Local pid:
pubs:440893

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