Journal article icon

Journal article

Meningococcal carriage in periods of high and low invasive meningococcal disease incidence in the UK: comparison of UKMenCar1–4 cross-sectional survey results

Abstract:

Background The incidence of invasive meningococcal disease in the UK decreased by approximately four times from 1999 to 2014, with reductions in serogroup C and serogroup B disease. Lower serogroup C invasive meningococcal disease incidence was attributable to implementation of the meningococcal serogroup C conjugate vaccine in 1999, through direct and indirect protection, but no vaccine was implemented against serogroup B disease. UK Meningococcal Carriage surveys 1–3 (UKMenCar1–3), conducte...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

Actions


Access Document


Files:
Publisher copy:
10.1016/S1473-3099(20)30842-2

Authors


Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
Lancet Infectious Diseases More from this journal
Volume:
21
Issue:
5
Pages:
677-687
Publication date:
2021-01-19
Acceptance date:
2020-10-13
DOI:
EISSN:
1474-4457
ISSN:
1473-3099
Language:
English
Keywords:
Pubs id:
1139029
Local pid:
pubs:1139029
Deposit date:
2020-10-22

Terms of use


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP