Vaccine Preventability of Meningococcal Clone, Greater Aachen Region, Germany
Johannes Elias , Leo M. Schouls, Ingrid van de Pol, Wendy C. Keijzers, Diana R. Martin, Anne Glennie, Philipp Oster, Matthias Frosch, Ulrich Vogel1, and Arie van der Ende1
Author affiliations: University of Wuerzburg, Wuerzburg, Germany (J. Elias, M. Frosch, U. Vogel); National Institute for Public Health and Environment (RIVN), Bilthoven, the Netherlands (L.M. Schouls, I. van de Pol); Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands (W.C. Keijzers, A. van der Ende); Institute of Environmental Science and Research, Porirua, New Zealand (D.R. Martin, A. Glennie); Novartis Vaccines, Siena, Italy (P. Oster)
Figure 3. Yearwise spatial distribution of MT19/ST42 strains within the study region in Germany during 2001–2006. Color-coded values represent estimates of the intensity function underlying the point pattern data. Gray circle marks the city of Aachen; the white line represents the border between the Netherlands and Germany.
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