How safe and effective are meningococcal vaccines?

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How safe and effective are meningococcal vaccines?

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dc.contributor.author Drewelow, Rob en_US
dc.contributor.author Simmons, Paul D. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-12-30T16:37:09Z
dc.date.available 2010-12-30T16:37:09Z
dc.date.issued 2010-12
dc.identifier.citation Evidence Based Practice 13(12): 10. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10355/9507
dc.description.abstract The meningococcal conjugate vaccines are safe (SOR: A,based on systematic review and multiple RCTs) and immunogenic. The conjugate vaccines provide a superior immune response—particularly in younger populations—compared with the older polysaccharide vaccines. Efficacy data are lacking because the disease is rare. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Family Physicians Inquiries Network en_US
dc.relation.ispartof Evidence Based Practice 13(12): 10. en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Help Desk Answers en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Meningitis -- Vaccination en_US
dc.title How safe and effective are meningococcal vaccines? en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.relation.ispartofcommunity University of Missouri-Columbia. School of Medicine. Department of Family and Community Medicine. Family Physicians Inquiries Network. Evidence Based Practice. en_US
dc.relation.ispartofcollection Evidence Based Practice, 2010 en_US


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