New zealand epidemic strain meningococcal B outer membrane vesicle vaccine in children aged 16-24 months.

@article{Wong2007NewZE,
  title={New zealand epidemic strain meningococcal B outer membrane vesicle vaccine in children aged 16-24 months.},
  author={Sharon H A Wong and Diana R Lennon and Catherine M. Jackson and Joanna M. Stewart and Stewart Reid and Sue Crengle and Sandrine Tilman and Ingeborg Sundsvalen Aaberge and Jane M O'Hallahan and Philipp Oster and K. F. Mulholland and Diana R. Martin},
  journal={The Pediatric infectious disease journal},
  year={2007},
  volume={26 4},
  pages={345-50}
}
BACKGROUND New Zealand has experienced an epidemic of Neisseria meningitidis dominated by strain B:4:P1.7b,4 since 1991. Children younger than 5 years are at highest risk. Previous serogroup B outer membrane vesicle (OMV) strain specific vaccines have shown variable efficacy in this age group. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the immunogenicity, reactogenicity and… CONTINUE READING