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Hib

Haemophilus influenzae type b: a vaccine against a type of bacterial meningitis, administered to children
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In the starting year, we divided the populations among the model states so that Hib transmission was in or nearly in equilibrium.
The approval and availability of an additional Hib vaccine, for the booster dose will make it possible for children to be fully immunized to prevent serious infectious diseases caused by Hib.
In order to minimise the cost of production, a few studies (3) have looked at the immunogenicity of reduced doses of Hib antigen in the vaccine.
More Asian countries now planning introduction of Hib vaccine, others still considering this option
Unlike the currently approved Hib vaccine, which is made from a polysac-charide fragment of the virus, conjugate vaccines link such fragments to immune system stimulants capable of amplifying antibody production.
ABD'de 1988'de asinin rutine girmesiyle 1995'den itibaren Hib hastaliginin seviyesi asi oiicesine oranla % 95-99 azaldigi bildirilmektedir.
The UK primary vaccine schedule consisted of 3 doses of Hib conjugate vaccine, DTP vaccine, oral polio vaccine, and MCC vaccine all administered at 2, 3, and 4 months of age.
A fourth concern is that the under-5 mortality rate method yielded higher estimates of Hib disease rates than the meningitis incidence rate method.
Commenting on the study, Karen Cowgill, lead author and, at the time of the study, Epidemic Intelligence Service officer at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the US, said: "These results demonstrate the effectiveness of the Hib vaccine in reducing severe childhood illness and associated deaths in Kenya, and lead us to conclude that many more deaths could be averted in Africa if more countries added the vaccine to their routine immunization programs.
Hib is one of the safest vaccines - there has not been a single report of a serious adverse reaction anywhere in the UK.
COF's ability to smoothly integrate HIB into the overall company.