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Emerg Infect Dis. 2011 Mar;17(3):543-6. doi: 10.3201/eid1703.101254.

Surveillance for invasive meningococcal disease in children, US-Mexico border, 2005-2008.

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  • 1General Hospital of Tijuana, Tijauna, Mexico. echacon88@hotmail.com

Abstract

We reviewed confirmed cases of pediatric invasive meningococcal disease in Tijuana, Mexico, and San Diego County, California, USA, during 2005-2008. The overall incidence and fatality rate observed in Tijuana were similar to those found in the US, and serogroup distribution suggests that most cases in Tijuana are vaccine preventable.

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