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20 August 2013

Invasive Meningococcal Disease in Men Who Have Sex With Men

Publication: Annals of Internal Medicine
Volume 159, Number 4
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cover image Annals of Internal Medicine
Annals of Internal Medicine
Volume 159Number 420 August 2013
Pages: 300 - 301

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Published in issue: 20 August 2013
Published online: 8 March 2020

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Matthew S. Simon, MD
From Weill Cornell Medical College and the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, New York.
Don Weiss, MD, MPH
From Weill Cornell Medical College and the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, New York.
Roy M. Gulick, MD, MPH
From Weill Cornell Medical College and the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, New York.
Acknowledgment: The authors thank Marcelle Layton, MD, MPH; Jane Zucker, MD, MSc; and Jay K. Varma, MD, of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene for their thoughtful comments.
Grant Support: In part by grant UL1 TR000457 from the Clinical and Translational Science Center at Weill Cornell Medical College.
Disclosures: None disclosed. Forms can be viewed at www.acponline.org/authors/icmje/ConflictOfInterestForms.do?msNum=M13-1088.
Corresponding Author: Matthew S. Simon, MD, Weill Cornell Medical College, Department of Public Health, 402 East 67th Street, New York, NY 10065; e-mail, [email protected].
Current Author Addresses: Dr. Simon: Weill Cornell Medical College, Department of Public Health, 402 East 67th Street, New York, NY 10065.
Dr. Weiss: New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Bureau of Communicable Diseases, Gotham Center, CN-22a, 42-09 28th Street, 6th Floor, New York, NY 11101.
Dr. Gulick: Weill Cornell Medical College, Division of Infectious Diseases, 1300 York Avenue, Box 125, New York, NY 10065.
Author Contributions: Conception and design: M.S. Simon, D. Weiss, R. Gulick.
Analysis and interpretation of the data: M.S. Simon, D. Weiss.
Drafting of the article: M.S. Simon, R. Gulick.
Critical revision of the article for important intellectual content: M.S. Simon, D. Weiss, R. Gulick.
Final approval of the article: M.S. Simon, D. Weiss, R. Gulick.
Administrative, technical, or logistic support: R. Gulick.
Collection and assembly of data: M.S. Simon, D. Weiss.
This article was published at www.annals.org on 18 June 2013.

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Matthew S. Simon, Don Weiss, Roy M. Gulick. Invasive Meningococcal Disease in Men Who Have Sex With Men. Ann Intern Med.2013;159:300-301. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-159-4-201308200-00674

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