A seroepidemiological study of serogroup A meningococcal infection in the African meningitis belt

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Manigart, O, Trotter, C, Findlow, H, Assefa, A, Mihret, W, Demisse, TM, Yeshitela, B, Osei, I, Hodgson, A, Quaye, SL, Sow, S, Coulibaly, M, Diallo, K, Traore, A, Collard, J, Boukary, R, Djermakoye, O, Mahamane, AE, Jusot, J, Sokhna, C, Alavo, S, Doucoure, S, Ba, EH, Dieng, M, Diallo, A, Daugla, DM, Omotara, B, Chandramohan, D, Hassan-King, M, Nascimento, M, Woukeu, A, Borrow, R, Stuart, J and Greenwood, B. 2016. A seroepidemiological study of serogroup A meningococcal infection in the African meningitis belt. [Online]. London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom. Available from: 10.17037/DATA.34

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The dataset contains results of a cross-sectional survey of meningococcal carriage and immunity performed in several countries of the African meningitis belt in 2010. A standardised enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) for measuring meningococcal serogroup A IgG antibodies was used to measure antibody concentrations in 3930 individuals. Anonymised information on the age, sex, residence, carriage status and other risk factors is included.

Alternative title (e.g. non-English): Une étude séro-épidémiologique de l' infection à méningocoque du sérogroupe A dans la ceinture africaine de la méningite
Completed Date: 21 January 2016
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Data Creators(s): Manigart, O, Trotter, C, Findlow, H, Assefa, A, Mihret, W, Demisse, TM, Yeshitela, B, Osei, I, Hodgson, A, Quaye, SL, Sow, S, Coulibaly, M, Diallo, K, Traore, A, Collard, J, Boukary, R, Djermakoye, O, Mahamane, AE, Jusot, J, Sokhna, C, Alavo, S, Doucoure, S, Ba, EH, Dieng, M, Diallo, A, Daugla, DM, Omotara, B, Chandramohan, D, Hassan-King, M, Nascimento, M, Woukeu, A, Borrow, R, Stuart, J and Greenwood, B
LSHTM Faculty/Department: Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases > Dept of Disease Control
Participating Institutions: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, University of Cambridge, Public Health England, Armauer Hansen Research Institute, Navrongo Health Research Centre, Centre pour les Vaccins en Développement, Centre de Recherche Médicale et Sanitaire, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, Centre de Support en Santé International, University of Maiduguri

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