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Immunogenicity and immunologic memory of meningococcal C conjugate vaccine in premature infants.

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BACKGROUND: Protein-polysaccharide conjugate vaccines against Neisseria meningitidis serogroup C were introduced into the U.K. routine immunization schedule in 1999. This study is the first to describe both persistence of antibody and evidence for induction of immune memory using meningococcal C conjugate (MCC) vaccine in preterm infants. METHODS: Immunogenicity and induction of immunologic memory by as MCC vaccine was assessed in premature infants; 62 preterm and 60 term controls received M...

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Journal:
Pediatric infectious disease journal
Volume:
24
Issue:
11
Pages:
966-968
Publication date:
2005-11-01
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EISSN:
1532-0987
ISSN:
0891-3668
Source identifiers:
119886
Language:
English
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2012-12-19

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