The epidemiology of meningococcal disease in India.

  title={The epidemiology of meningococcal disease in India.},
  author={David Sinclair and Marie-Pierre Pr{\'e}ziosi and T Jacob John and Brian Greenwood},
  journal={Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH},
  volume={15 12},
OBJECTIVE To undertake a review of the literature on the epidemiology of meningococcal disease in India, with a view to informing future control policies. METHODS We searched the PUBMED, EMBASE, Global Health, IMSEAR and MedIND databases for observational studies relating to the burden of endemic meningococcal disease in India, the occurrence and epidemiological characteristics of epidemics, and the prevalence of individual meningococcal serogroups. RESULTS The relatively few reports… CONTINUE READING

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