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CONTEXT Neisseria meningitidis is a common cause of meningitis and septicemia in infants worldwide. Whether a meningococcal C conjugate vaccine protects infants against the serogroup C strain is unknown. OBJECTIVES To determine whether a meningococcal C conjugate vaccine is safe and immunogenic and induces immunologic memory in infants. DESIGN(More)
This study evaluated the immunogenicity and reactogenicity of a group C meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MenC) compared with a group A+C meningococcal polysaccharide vaccine (MenPS) in healthy adolescents. Subjects were randomised to receive one dose of either MenC (n=92) or MenPS (n=90). Group C meningococcal IgG antibody concentrations and bactericidal(More)
Systemic IL-2 is an effective treatment for low to intermediate risk mRCC patients, its efficacy is marginal in high-risk cases. Therefore, other treatment approaches are required for this population. Ninety-four high-risk patients with RCC and pulmonary metastases were treated with inhaled plus concomitant low-dose subcutaneous rhIL-2. Clinical response,(More)
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