The impact of protein-conjugate polysaccharide vaccines: an endgame for meningitis?


The development and implementation of conjugate polysaccharide vaccines against invasive bacterial diseases, specifically those caused by the encapsulated bacteria Neisseria meningitidis, Haemophilus influenzae and Streptococcus pneumoniae, has been one of the most effective public health innovations of the last 25 years. These vaccines have resulted in… (More)
DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2012.0147


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