A 48-year-old member asked:
What does " meningococcal (type c) conjugate vaccine" mean?
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Dr. James Ferguson answered
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Germ types: The Meningococcal germs have sub families based on specific differences in their protein makeup. The us licensed vaccines cover strains a, c, y and w-135. There is another strain, b, that is not part of this vaccine because of difficulty making it work.The b strain is recently a problem an europe where a b strain vaccine has recently emerged.
Answered on Jun 28, 2014
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