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|Title:||Rise in Group W Meningococcal Carriage in University Students, United Kingdom.|
|Authors:||Oldfield, Neil J.|
AlJannat, Mahab A. K.
Al-Rubaiawi, Ali A. A.
Green, Luke R.
Steels, Oliver D.
Atwah, Banan A. Y.
Bayliss, Christopher D.
Turner, David P. J.
|Publisher:||Centers for Disease Control and Prevention|
|Citation:||Emerging Infectious Disease, 2017, 23 (6), pp. 1009-1011|
|Abstract:||MenACWY conjugate vaccination was recently introduced in the United Kingdom for adolescents and young adults to reduce disease from infection by Neisseria meningitidis group W. We conducted a cross-sectional meningococcal carriage study in first-year UK university students. Despite 71% MenACWY vaccine coverage, carriage of group W increased substantially.|
|Rights:||Copyright © the authors,2017. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.|
|Appears in Collections:||Published Articles, Dept. of Genetics|
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