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  • n. Plural form of serogroup.


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  • I have 13 different 'serogroups' - my most deadly groups are A, B, C and Y.

    Neisseria meningitidis

  • There are five strains of meningitis caused by the meningococcal bacteria (called serogroups A, B, C, Y, and W135).

    Health News from Medical News Today

  • My most well known serogroups are types 1, 4 and 6.

    Legionella pneumophilia

  • Some other serogroups could cause sporadic cases of diarrhoea, but not epidemic cholera.

    Chapter 2

  • A mass immunisation campaign that reaches at least 80% of the entire population with serogroup A & C vaccine can halt an epidemic due to meningococcae of these serogroups.

    Chapter 2

  • Polysaccharide vaccines are available against serogroups A, C, Y, W135.

    Chapter 2

  • In some countries, vaccination is used for close contacts of patients with meningococcal disease due to A, C, Y, or W135 serogroups to prevent secondary cases.

    Chapter 2

  • Shigella dysenteriae type 1 (Sd1), also known as the Shiga bacillus, is the most virulent of the four serogroups of Shigella.

    Chapter 2

  • Licensed vaccines are available to protect against meningococcal disease caused by serogroups A, C, W-135 and Y[7]; however, MenB remains an important unmet public health challenge[5].

    Reuters: Press Release

  • This was necessary because the approach used to produce a conjugate meningococcal vaccine against serogroups A, C, W-135 and Y could not be used for MenB.

    Reuters: Press Release


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