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From Genomics to Surveillance, Prevention and Control: New Challenges for the African Meningitis Belt

This article, published in the Bulletin de la Société de Pathologie Exotique, summarizes an international conference held in Niamey, Niger, that brought together more than 100 delegates to assess the current meningitis situation in Africa, including a review of the most recent epidemiology and bacteriology data. ABSTRACT ONLY. (Learn how users in developing countries can gain free access to journal articles.)

Author: Alonso JM, Bertherat E, Perea W, et al.

Published: 2006

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Citation: Alonso J, Bertherat E, Perea W, et al. From Genomics to Surveillance, Prevention and Control: New Challenges for the African Meningitis Belt. Bulletin de la Société de Pathologie Exotique. 2006;99(5):404-408.

Resource types: Peer-reviewed journal

Diseases/vaccines: Meningococcus

Topics: Disease burden and surveillance, Disease/vaccine specific information

Regions: Africa