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Pharyngeal carriage of Neisseria species in the African meningitis belt

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Objectives. Neisseria meningitidis, together with the non-pathogenic Neisseria species (NPNs), are members of the complex microbiota of the human pharynx. This paper investigates the influence of NPNs on the epidemiology of meningococcal infection. Methods. Neisseria isolates were collected during 18 surveys conducted in six countries in the African meningitis belt between 2010 and 2012 and characterized at the rplF locus to determine species and at the variable region of the fetA antigen gen...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1016/j.jinf.2016.03.010

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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
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Diallo, K
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
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Journal of Infection Journal website
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In Press, Corrected Proof published online
Publication date:
2016-03-23
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1532-2742
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uuid:d483ba33-ca51-4af0-88f3-254967093fca
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612162
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pubs:612162

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