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Invasive pneumococcal disease: epidemiology in children and adults prior to implementation of the conjugate vaccine in the Oxfordshire region, England.

Abstract:

A 10-year invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) enhanced surveillance project in the Oxfordshire region of the UK between 1996 and 2005 identified a total of 2691 Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates from all ages that provided a comprehensive description of pneumococcal epidemiology. All isolates were serotyped and those from children under 5 years of age were genotyped and a matched case-control study using adults hospitalized between 1995 and 2000 was performed to estimate the effectiveness of ...

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10.1099/jmm.0.47690-0

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
NDM Experimental Medicine
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Journal:
Journal of medical microbiology
Volume:
57
Issue:
Pt 4
Pages:
480-487
Publication date:
2008-04-01
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EISSN:
1473-5644
ISSN:
0022-2615
Source identifiers:
92688

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