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Seven years after meningococci were first grown from patients with meningitis (1), Kiefer reported the isolation of the organisms from the nasopharynx of cases of meningococcal disease, and from their contacts (2). The importance of nasopharyngeal acquisition and carriage as a key step in the development of invasive meningococcal infection was rapidly… (More)
Land bridge A shuttle service of terminal-contracted trucks that moves containers from a terminal to a near-port location for pickup by customer-designated trucks. Turn Any of the following, depending on context: (a) a trip by a truck to the port area and back to its company yard, during which it may visit one or more terminals for various purposes, (b) a… (More)
We report on the successful vaccination of a patient, 21/2 yr after bone marrow transplantation for myeloma. He was not severely immunosupressed and responded to the yellow fever vaccine (17D, a live attenuated vaccine) without any adverse affects.