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Prospects for prevention of Salmonella infection in children through vaccination

Abstract:

Purpose of Review: Strains of Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica are amongst the most commonly identified invasive bacterial pathogens in resource-poor settings, and cause significant mortality, particularly in children. In this study we review recent progress in the development of vaccines against S. Typhi, S. Paratyphi and nontyphoidal Salmonella for children. RECENT FINDINGS: Typhoid remains common and S. Paratyphi A is increasingly recognized as a cause of enteric fever in Asia. In rural...

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McGregor, AC More by this author
Waddington, CS More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Paediatrics, Biomedical Research Centre
Journal:
Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases
Volume:
26
Issue:
3
Pages:
254-262
Publication date:
2013-06-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1473-6527
ISSN:
0951-7375
URN:
uuid:d72e1547-76f4-404a-9953-805510b20007
Source identifiers:
406194
Local pid:
pubs:406194
Language:
English
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