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Staphylococcus aureus vaccination before heart surgery fails to deliver

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f2200 (Published 10 April 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f2200

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Merck’s V710 vaccine, developed to prevent infection with Staphylococcus aureus after heart surgery, failed to deliver. A trial done across 26 countries with more than 7000 participants was stopped early after a second preplanned interim analysis suggested the …

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