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BACKGROUND Published data on the epidemiology of meningococcal disease in Latin America and the Caribbean region is scarce and, when available, it is often published in Spanish and/or in(More)
Pre- and postvaccination serum samples from 77 children aged 2 to 6 years, who received the Cuban BC vaccine (B:4:P1.15), were analyzed for bactericidal antibodies against a local B:4:P1.15 strain(More)
OBJECTIVE To analyze the profile of antimicrobial susceptibility of meningococcal disease isolates collected throughout Brazil from 2006 to 2008 and forwarded to the National Reference Laboratory for(More)
Phenotype characterization of 11 181 invasive Neisseria meningitidis isolates collected in Brazil from 1990 to 2001 was performed. Based on laboratory data, there were 7436 (67 %) serogroup B(More)