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The epidemiology of meningococcal disease and the impact of vaccines.

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Neisseria meningitidis causes endemic meningococcal disease worldwide. Serogroups B and C are responsible for the majority of cases of meningococcal disease in Europe, serogroups B, C and Y cause most disease in the Americas, and serogroups A, C and W135 predominate in Asia and Africa. Polysaccharide vaccines against meningococcal serogroups A, C, Y and W135 have been available for several decades, but have been little used due to poor immunogenicity in young children and minimal effects on n...

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10.1586/erv.10.3

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University of Oxford
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Oxford
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University of Oxford
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MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Sub department:
Institute of Biomedical Engineering
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Expert review of vaccines More from this journal
Volume:
9
Issue:
3
Pages:
285-298
Publication date:
2010-03-01
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1744-8395
ISSN:
1476-0584
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English
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2012-12-19

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