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Should programmes for community-level meningococcal vaccination be considered in Australia? An economic evaluation

Skull, Sue; Butler, James; Robinson, P; Carnie, John A

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Background: Disease due to serogroup C Neisseria meningitidis is life-threatening and potentially preventable by vaccination. In 1999, the UK instigated mass vaccination after a sustained increase in serogroup C meningococcal disease. In the same year, Victoria, Australia experienced a similar change in disease epidemiology. It is timely to undertake an economic evaluation of options for community vaccination in Australia based on local data. Methods: Cost-effectiveness and cost-benefit...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2001
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/66565
Source: International Journal of Epidemiology

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