oa South African Medical Journal - Artificial herd immunity to polio-myelitis in a sermirural community in South Africa
|Article Title||Artificial herd immunity to polio-myelitis in a sermirural community in South Africa|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 *National Institute for Virology, Johannesburg **Eastern Cape State Health Services, Port Elizabeth|
|Publication Date||Dec 1981|
|Pages||889 - 890|
|Keyword(s)||Antibodies, Artificial herd immunity, Community health, Immunogy, Polio-myelitis, Semirural community and Virology|
The sera of 139 children aged between 8 months and 6 years from the .town of Port Alfred in the eastern Cape Province were examined for antibodies to the three types of poliovirus.
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