The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 81, Issue 2, pp 203–204

Invasive Meningococcal Disease: The Need for Immunization in Childhood

  • Sarah Sian Thandi Hicks
  • Siba Prosad Paul
  • Stanley Tamuka Zengeya
  • Georgina M. G. Williams
SCIENTIFIC LETTER TO THE EDITOR

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Copyright information

© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Sarah Sian Thandi Hicks
    • 1
  • Siba Prosad Paul
    • 1
  • Stanley Tamuka Zengeya
    • 1
  • Georgina M. G. Williams
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PediatricsGreat Western HospitalSwindonUK

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