Establishment of a New Human Pneumococcal Standard Reference Serum 007sp

This article, published in Clinical and Vaccine Immunology, reports on a study that resulted in the development of a new pneumococcal reference serum to replace the dwindling stocks of Lot 89SF, the reference standard serum pool used since 1990. The new serum is essential for ongoing efforts to evaluate new vaccines while maintaining the link to the original serology performed as part of the pivotal efficacy studies conducted prior to licensure. ABSTRACT ONLY. (Learn how users in developing countries can gain free access to journal articles.)

Author(s): Goldblatt D, Plikaytis BD, Akkoyunlu M, et al.

Published: 2011

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    Citation: Goldblatt D, Plikaytis BD, Akkoyunlu M, et al. Establishment of a New Human Pneumococcal Standard Reference Serum 007sp. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology. 2011;18(10):1728-1736.