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Immunogenicity of Fractional Doses of Tetravalent A/C/Y/W135 Meningococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine: Results from a Randomized Non-Inferiority Controlled Trial in Uganda

  • Philippe J. Guerin mail,

    philippe.guerin@epicentre.msf.org

    Affiliations: Epicentre, Paris, France, Division of Infectious Disease Control, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway, Centre for Prevention of Global Infections, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway

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  • Lisbeth M. Næss,

    Affiliations: Division of Infectious Disease Control, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway, Centre for Prevention of Global Infections, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway

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  • Carole Fogg,

    Affiliation: Epicentre, Paris, France

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  • Einar Rosenqvist,

    Affiliations: Division of Infectious Disease Control, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway, Centre for Prevention of Global Infections, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway

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  • Loretxu Pinoges,

    Affiliation: Epicentre, Paris, France

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  • Francis Bajunirwe,

    Affiliations: Epicentre, Paris, France, Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Mbarara, Uganda

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  • Carolyn Nabasumba,

    Affiliation: Epicentre, Paris, France

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  • Ray Borrow,

    Affiliation: Health Protection Agency, Manchester, United Kingdom

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  • Leif O. Frøholm,

    Affiliation: Division of Infectious Disease Control, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway

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  • Salah Ghabri,

    Affiliation: Epicentre, Paris, France

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  • Vincent Batwala,

    Affiliations: Epicentre, Paris, France, Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Mbarara, Uganda

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  • Rogers Twesigye,

    Affiliation: Epicentre, Paris, France

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  • Ingeborg S. Aaberge,

    Affiliations: Division of Infectious Disease Control, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway, Centre for Prevention of Global Infections, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway

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  • John-Arne Røttingen,

    Affiliations: Division of Infectious Disease Control, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway, Centre for Prevention of Global Infections, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway, Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Oslo, Norway

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  • Patrice Piola,

    Affiliation: Epicentre, Paris, France

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  • Dominique A. Caugant

    Affiliations: Division of Infectious Disease Control, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway, Centre for Prevention of Global Infections, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway, Department of Oral Biology, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway

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  • Published: December 02, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000342

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