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meningococcal

meningococcal

, meningococcic (mĕ-ning″gŏ-kok′ăl) (mĕ-ning″gŏ-kok′sik)
Pert. to meningococcus.
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Validation of serological correlate of protection for meningococcal C conjugate vaccine by using efficacy estimates from postlicensure surveillance in England.
Meningococcal disease is an uncommon, yet devastating condition that can strike quickly without warning at any age.
These data demonstrate that the benefits of TRUMENBA are its ability to induce protective serum bactericidal antibody responses to diverse meningococcal serogroup B strains expressing fHBP variants that are representative of MenB strains causing invasive disease and that TRUMENBA is a well-tolerated vaccine.
Adding these two innovative and complementary vaccines to our current portfolio will allow us to more completely respond to meningococcal disease outbreaks as well as proactively address a critical public health need--the prevention of meningococcal disease across all ages," said Susan Silbermann, president, Pfizer Vaccines.
Although vaccines can help in curing meningococcal disease, maintaining healthy food habits and taking plenty of rest also helps.
Aguilar said quadrivalent meningococcal conjugate vaccines provide protection against serogroups A, C W and Y, four important serogroups of meningococcal disease in infants, toddlers, young adults and older adults.
In response to the Epi-X request, 16 meningococcal disease cases in eculizumab recipients were identified for the period 2008-2016 from 10 jurisdictions.
Unlike conjugated polysaccharide meningococcal vaccines, 4CMenB is not capsule specific and has the potential to offer broader protection against all meningococcal strains.
Meningococcal disease has been known to cause death within 24 hours.
The global meningococcal vaccines market report estimates the market size (Revenue USD million - 2014 to 2021) based on combination vaccines, conjugate vaccines and polysaccharide vaccine and also forecasts growth trends (CAGR% - 2017 to 2021).
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommended serogroup B meningococcal vaccination for certain persons aged 10 years and older at increased risk for meningococcal disease.
Meningococcal bacteria can cause meningitis and septicaemia which can kill if not diagnosed early.