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

Panchanathan, V. and Kumar, S. and Yeap, W. and Devi, S. and Ismail, R. and Sarijan, S. and Sam, S.M. and Jusoh, Z. and Nordin, S. and Leboulleux, D. and 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
Uncontrolled Keywords: Adolescent;Adult;
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine
Depositing User: Mr. Faizal Hamzah
Date Deposited: 09 Mar 2011 09:14
Last Modified: 20 Oct 2014 06:28
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/442

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