A 40-year-old member asked:
Which vaccine is better to get: the meningococcal polysaccharide vaccine or the meningococcal conjugate vaccine?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Yash Khanna answered
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Conjugate Vaccine: It is considered that conjugate vaccine provides better long term protection as compared to Polysachride Vaccine due to the mechanism by which antibody response occurs. Plysacchride Vaccine does not provide same level of Herd Immunityas is provided by Conjugate Vaccine
Answered on Mar 16, 2015
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