Towards the Immunoproteome of Neisseria meningitidis

@article{Mendum2009TowardsTI,
  title={Towards the Immunoproteome of Neisseria meningitidis},
  author={Tom A. Mendum and Jane Kenney Ellen Newcombe and Celia L. McNeilly and Johnjoe McFadden},
  journal={PLoS ONE},
  year={2009},
  volume={4},
  pages={887 - 96}
}
Despite the introduction of conjugated polysaccharide vaccines for many of the Neisseria meningitidis serogroups, neisserial infections continue to cause septicaemia and meningitis across the world. This is in part due to the difficulties in developing a, cross-protective vaccine that is effective against all serogroups, including serogroup B meningococci. Although convalescent N. meningitidis patients develop a natural long-lasting cross-protective immunity, the antigens that mediate this… CONTINUE READING

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