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Evaluation of haemophilus influenzae type b vaccine for routine immunization in Nepali infants.

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BACKGROUND: Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) carriage and disease studies in Nepali children suggest a significant burden of infection. Hib conjugate vaccines (HibCV) do not have uniform immunogenicity between populations. We determined the immunogenicity of HibCV in Nepali infants, before its introduction into the routine immunization schedule. METHODS: Ninety infants recruited at Patan Hospital, Kathmandu, received 3 doses of the HibCV with routine immunizations (diphtheria, tetanus, wh...

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Journal:
Pediatric infectious disease journal
Volume:
31
Issue:
4
Pages:
e66-e72
Publication date:
2012-04-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1532-0987
ISSN:
0891-3668
Source identifiers:
321630
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:321630
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uuid:55fc92bc-98fb-4909-a02a-710f2f37eeb4
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pubs:321630
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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