Polysaccharide vaccines against diseases caused by Neisseria meningitidis serogroups A and C meningococci are now licensed in the United States. They are prepared as monovalent and as bivalent antigens. This statement summarizes available information on these antigens and offers guidance regarding their role in the control of epidemics of meningococcal disease in the civilian population of the U.S.
Meningococcal Polysaccharide Vaccines. Ann Intern Med. ;84:179–180. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-84-2-179
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1976;84(2):179-180.
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