Prevalence of diphtheria and tetanus antibodies and circulation of Corynebacterium diphtheriae in São Paulo, Brazil

The introduction of routine vaccination against tetanus and diphtheria in Brazil has decreased the incidence and changed the epidemiology of both diseases. We then investigated the prevalence of Corynebacterium diphtheriae carrier status and diphtheria and tetanus immunity in São Paulo, Brazil. From...

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Main Authors: K.G. Divino-Goes, M.I. de Moraes-Pinto, M.I.S. Dinelli, S.T. Casagrande, T.C.S. Bonetti, P.R. Andrade, L.Y. Weckx
Format: Article
Published: Associação Brasileira de Divulgação Científica 2007-12-01
Series:Brazilian Journal of Medical and Biological Research
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