Although meningococcal disease is rare in industrialized nations, Neisseria meningitidis holds a prominent position amongst pediatric infections because of the dramatic clinical presentation of the disease, high mortality, epidemic potential and the recent disappearance of many other important infectious diseases in developed countries through improvements in public health and vaccination. The precise nature of natural immunity to meningococci remains unknown, although a complex interaction b...Expand abstract
- Publication status:
- Publisher copy:
- Copyright date:
Development of natural immunity to Neisseria meningitidis.
Views and Downloads
If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record