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Sustaining immunity after immunization against encapsulated bacteria

Abstract:

Infections by encapsulated bacteria are important causes of infant mortality worldwide. Over the last 20 years protein-polysaccharide conjugate vaccines have been developed to protect against the major invasive bacterial diseases of childhood, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) and Neisseria meningitidis. These vaccines are highly immunogenic and have resulted in a huge reduction in the diseases caused by these bacteria in the countries th...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.4161/hv.4.4.5437

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Paediatrics
Research group:
Oxford Vaccine Group
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Paediatrics
Research group:
Oxford Vaccine Group
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Landes Bioscience Publisher's website
Journal:
Human Vaccines Journal website
Volume:
4
Issue:
4
Pages:
309-312
Publication date:
2008-07-01
Acceptance date:
2007-12-17
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EISSN:
1554-8619
ISSN:
1554-8600
Language:
English
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Local pid:
ora:5846
Deposit date:
2011-11-01

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