Comparison of safety and immunogenicity of a Vi polysaccharide typhoid vaccine with a whole-cell killed vaccine in Malaysian Air Force recruits.

Panchanathan, V; Kumar, S; Yeap, W; Devi, S; Ismail, R; Sarijan, S; Sam, S M; Jusoh, Z; Nordin, S; Leboulleux, D; Pang, T (2001) Comparison of safety and immunogenicity of a Vi polysaccharide typhoid vaccine with a whole-cell killed vaccine in Malaysian Air Force recruits. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 79 (9). pp. 811-7. ISSN 0042-9686

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Abstract

The study reaffirms the safety and efficacy of the Vi polysaccharide vaccine and identifies a hitherto unrecognized advantage in its use, i.e. it is a potent immunogen that boosted considerably the protective antibody levels among a significant number of immunologically sensitized individuals living in typhoid-endemic regions.

Item Type: Article
Creators:
  1. Panchanathan, V
  2. Kumar, S
  3. Yeap, W
  4. Devi, S
  5. Ismail, R
  6. Sarijan, S
  7. Sam, S M
  8. Jusoh, Z
  9. Nordin, S
  10. Leboulleux, D
  11. Pang, T
Journal or Publication Title: Bulletin of the World Health Organization
Uncontrolled Keywords: Adolescent;Adult;
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine
Depositing User: Mr. Faizal Hamzah
Date Deposited: 09 Mar 2011 17:14
Last Modified: 09 Mar 2011 17:14
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/442

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