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Incidence and prevalence

BMJ 2008; 337 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.a2019 (Published 15 October 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;337:a2019
  1. John Fletcher, clinical epidemiologist
  1. 1BMJ, London WC1H 9JR
  1. jfletcher{at}bmj.com

    An outbreak of meningococcal disease occurred in Camfordshire. Because symptom-free carriers are a source of meningococcal infection, a population survey was carried out using throat swab cultures. During one month 69 carriers of outbreak strains were identified out of swabs …

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