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: 20 Oct 2014 14:28
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/442

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