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Reduction in invasive meningococcal disease in Queensland: A success for immunisation

Slinko, Vicki; Sweeny, Amy

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Since 2003, the Australian government has funded a conjugate serogroup C meningococcal vaccine for those aged over 1 year and born since 1 January 1984. This summary of the epidemiology of invasive meningococcal disease (IMD) in Queensland assesses the effect that the vaccination program has had on IMD notifications. In Queensland, IMD cases are notified to the Notifiable Conditions System by clinicians and laboratories. Additional surveillance data are collected by population health units from...[Show more]

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Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/38213
Source: Communicable Diseases Intelligence

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