Neutralizing antibodies against poliovirus serotypes among children in southwest Nigeria.

@article{Adewumi2006NeutralizingAA,
  title={Neutralizing antibodies against poliovirus serotypes among children in southwest Nigeria.},
  author={M O Adewumi and Emmanuel Donbraye and Georgina Njideka Odaibo and Adeleye Solomon Bakarey and Oluyinka Oladele Opaleye and David Olufemi Olaleye},
  journal={Journal of tropical pediatrics},
  year={2006},
  volume={52 2},
  pages={92-5}
}
In May 1988, the World Health Assembly resolved to eradicate poliomyelitis globally by the year 2000. Despite the reported success in national immunization days, acute flaccid paralysis surveillance and accelerated efforts to meet the deadline including 'mopping-up' were executed in 1999 and subsequent years. Nigeria remains one of the major reservoirs for wild poliovirus transmission. Neutralizing antibody titre to the three poliovirus serotypes was determined among children from different… CONTINUE READING