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Development of natural immunity to Neisseria meningitidis.

Abstract:

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...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Sub department:
Institute of Biomedical Engineering
Role:
Author
Journal:
Vaccine
Volume:
19
Issue:
11-12
Pages:
1327-1346
Publication date:
2001-01-01
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EISSN:
1873-2518
ISSN:
0264-410X
Source identifiers:
122037

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