B Cell Memory to a Serogroup C Meningococcal Conjugate Vaccine in Childhood and Response to Booster: Little Association with Serum IgG Antibody
Kirsten P Perrett, Celina Jin, Elizabeth Clutterbuck, Tessa M John, Amy P Winter, Elizabeth Kibwana, Ly-Mee Yu, Nigel Curtis, Andrew J Pollard
Journal of Immunology | AMER ASSOC IMMUNOLOGISTS | Published : 2012
This work was supported by the National Institute for Health Research, Oxford Biomedical Research Centre, Thames Valley Comprehensive Local Research Network, GlaxoSmithKline Vaccines, and the European Society of Infectious Diseases. A.J.P. is a Jenner Institute Investigator and a James Martin Senior Fellow.A.J.P. has conducted clinical trials on behalf of Oxford University sponsored by manufacturers of vaccines. A.J.P. does not accept any personal payments from vaccine manufacturers; honoraria, travel expenses, and grants for support of educational activities are paid to an educational/administrative fund held by the Department of Paediatrics, University of Oxford. K. P. P. has received assistance to attend scientific meetings from Novartis. The study was partly funded by GlaxoSmithKline. All other authors have no financial conflicts of interest.