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Polysaccharide vaccines for preventing serogroup A meningococcal meningitis

Patel, Mahomed; Lee, Chin-Kei


BACKGROUND: Randomised trials carried out over two decades ago showed that the polysaccharide vaccine prevented serogroup A meningococcal meningitis. Subsequent non-randomised studies, however, suggested significant variations in the age-specific duration of protection among young children. OBJECTIVES: The aim of the review was to determine the effect of polysaccharide serogroup A vaccine for preventing serogroup A meningococcal meningitis. The specific objectives were to assess the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2004
Type: Journal article
Source: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR)


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