Influence of age and carriage status on salivary IgA to Neisseria meningitidis

R E Horton, J Stuart, H Christensen, R Borrow, T Guthrie, V Davenport, A Finn, N A Williams, R S Heyderman, ALSPAC Study Team

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Abstract

Asymptomatic carriage of Neisseria meningitidis is common (5-35% of individuals) while the incidence of invasive meningococcal disease is fairly low (
Translated title of the contributionInfluence of age and carriage status on salivary IgA to Neisseria meningitidis
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)883 - 889
Number of pages7
JournalEpidemiology and Infection
Volume133
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2005

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