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Invasive meningococcal disease in Shanghai, China from 1950 to 2016: implications for serogroup B vaccine implementation

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Serogroup B invasive meningococcal disease (IMD) is increasing in China, but little is known about the causative meningococci. Here, IMD and carriage isolates in Shanghai characterised and the applicability of different vaccines assessed. Seven IMD epidemic periods have been observed in Shanghai since 1950, with 460 isolates collected including 169 from IMD and 291 from carriage. Analyses were divided according to the period of meningococcal polysaccharide vaccine (MPV) introduction: (i) pre-...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1038/s41598-018-30048-x

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS Division
Department:
Zoology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS Division
Department:
Zoology
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-1623-0295
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Rodrigues, C
Grant:
087622/Z/08/2
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Harrison, O
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H2RXJo00
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Maiden, M
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H2RXJo00
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Publisher:
Nature Research Publisher's website
Journal:
Scientific Reports Journal website
Volume:
8
Article number:
12334
Publication date:
2018-08-17
Acceptance date:
2018-07-23
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EISSN:
2045-2322
ISSN:
2045-2322
Pmid:
30120257
Source identifiers:
909194
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:909194
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uuid:0f9c18f1-72f8-44ee-9ecc-2f38168e6d3b
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pubs:909194
Deposit date:
2018-09-12

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