Americans recommend additional immunisation

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.308.6921.132b (Published 08 January 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:132
  1. R P D Cooke,
  2. P A Gover,
  3. R J Grace
  1. Department of Medical Microbiology and Haematology, District General Hospital, Eastbourne BN21 2UD.

    EDITOR, - Mary McMullin and George Johnston rightly emphasise the need for pneumococcal vaccination of patients after splenectomy.1 In our district such patients are additionally offered vaccination against Haemophilus influenzae type b, Neisseria meningitidis, and influenza. This is also the recommendation of the American Advisory …

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