TITLE

Seroprotection against serogroup C meningococcal disease

AUTHOR(S)
Conterno, Lucieni O.; Heath, Paul T.
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);6/28/2008, Vol. 336 Issue 7659, p1447
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In this article the author comments on a study that examined the persistence of serum bactericidal antibody against meningococcal serogroup C among adolescents who were immunized with serogroup C meningococcal conjugate vaccines between the ages of 6-15. The findings suggest that the vaccine is more effective when given during the second decade of life rather than the first. The author notes that the study speaks to the importance of understanding the relationship between age and vaccination.
ACCESSION #
33006441

 

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