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Optimising the Use of Conjugate Vaccines to Prevent Disease Caused by Haemophilus influenzae type b, Neisseria meningitidis, and Streptococcus pneumoniae

This article, published in Vaccine, reviews the state of the current evidence on conjugate vaccines and identifies important areas for further study, in order to inform the debate regarding the best use of these vaccines, which not only prevent serious disease, but also provide protection against asymptomatic carriage.

Author: Trotter CL, McVernon J, Ramsay ME, et al.

Published: 2008

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Citation: Trotter CL, McVernon J, Ramsay ME, et al. Optimising the Use of Conjugate Vaccines to Prevent Disease Caused by Haemophilus influenzae type b, Neisseria meningitidis, and Streptococcus pneumoniae. Vaccine. 2008;26(35):4434-4445.

Resource types: Peer-reviewed journal

Diseases/vaccines: Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib), Meningococcus, Pneumococcus

Topics: Disease/vaccine specific information

Regions: Global