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Natural immunity against capsular group X N. meningitidis following an outbreak in Togo, 2007

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Capsular group X N. meningitidis (MenX) has emerged as a cause of localized disease outbreaks in sub-Saharan Africa, but the human immune response following exposure to MenX antigens is poorly described. We therefore assessed the natural immunity against MenX in individuals who were living in an area affected by a MenX outbreak during 2007 in Togo, West Africa. During 2009, 300 healthy individuals (100 aged 3-5 years, 100 aged 13-19 years and 100 aged 20-25 years) were included in the study, ...

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10.1016/j.vaccine.2018.01.031

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University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Paediatrics
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Meningitis Research Foundation
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0906.1
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National Institute for Health Research
Publisher:
Elsevier
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Volume:
36
Issue:
10
Pages:
1297-1303
Publication date:
2018-02-02
Acceptance date:
2018-01-11
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0264-410X
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29397226
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English
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pubs:823209
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uuid:ca4bb2ed-60ab-45e1-82e1-c772ca1d3939
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823209
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2018-02-12

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