A 40-year-old member asked:
I read something on the information sheet that said "meningococcal (type c) conjugate vaccine" what does that mean?
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Pediatrics 36 years experience
Way vaccine made.: This refers to how the vaccine is made. The meningococcal conjugate vaccines are
made by chemically linking the capsular polysaccharide antigens individually to a protein. The vaccines do not contain live bacteria.Meningococcal conjugate vaccines are believed to give better protection and are more effective in young children than the original polysaccharide vaccine.
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