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Control of invasive meningococcal disease: is it achievable?

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Neisseria meningitidis still leads to deaths and severe disability in children, adolescents and adults. Six different capsular groups of N. meningitidis cause invasive meningococcal disease in the form of meningitis and septicaemia in humans. Although conjugate meningococcal vaccines have been developed to provide protection against four of the capsular groups causing most diseases in humans, vaccines against capsular group B, which causes 85% of cases in Australia and the United Kingdom, hav...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1097/xeb.0000000000000048

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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Surgical Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Paediatrics
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Publisher:
Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare Journal website
Volume:
14
Issue:
1
Pages:
3-14
Publication date:
2016-03-01
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EISSN:
1744-1609
ISSN:
1744-1595
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531012
Language:
English
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2016-03-19

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