Anti-polyribosylribitol phosphate antibody in pediatric patients with Haemophilus influenzae type b invasive disease.

@article{Ishiwada2011AntipolyribosylribitolPA,
  title={Anti-polyribosylribitol phosphate antibody in pediatric patients with Haemophilus influenzae type b invasive disease.},
  author={Naruhiko Ishiwada and Yoshiko Honda and Junko Tanaka and Haruka Hishiki and Yoichi Kohno},
  journal={Journal of infection and chemotherapy : official journal of the Japan Society of Chemotherapy},
  year={2011},
  volume={17 3},
  pages={397-400}
}
Haemophilus influenzae type b conjugate vaccine was recently introduced to Japan for voluntary immunizations. H. influenzae type b remains a leading cause of pediatric invasive diseases in Japan. The purposes of this study were to verify the suitability of the H. influenzae type b conjugate vaccine for immunizing children with a history of invasive H. influenzae type b disease and to determine whether H. influenzae type b conjugate vaccine is immunogenic in these children. The subjects… CONTINUE READING