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Epidemiology of invasive pneumococcal disease in the Western Region, The Gambia

The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal

Feb 20, 1998

S UsenBrian Greenwood

PMID: 9469390

Abstract

Streptococcus pneumoniae is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in young children in the developing world. The recent development of pneumococcal polysaccharide/protein conjugate vaccines may make possible prevention of this infection. However, little is known about the epidemiolog...read more

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Haemophilus Vaccines
Meningitis, Haemophilus
Invasive Pneumococcal Disease, Recurrent Isolated,1
Pneumococcal Infections
Pneumonia
Polysaccharides, Bacterial
Bacterial Infections
Haemophilus influenzae a, capsular polysaccharide vaccine
Bacterial Capsules
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Epidemiology of invasive pneumococcal disease in the Western Region, The Gambia

The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal

Feb 20, 1998

S UsenBrian Greenwood

PMID: 9469390

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Abstract

Streptococcus pneumoniae is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in young children in the developing world. The recent development of pneumococcal polysaccharide/protein conjugate vaccines may make possible prevention of this infection. However, little is known about the epidemiolog...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Haemophilus Vaccines
Meningitis, Haemophilus
Invasive Pneumococcal Disease, Recurrent Isolated,1
Pneumococcal Infections
Pneumonia
Polysaccharides, Bacterial
Bacterial Infections
Haemophilus influenzae a, capsular polysaccharide vaccine
Bacterial Capsules

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