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The preventable burden of pneumococcal disease in the developing world.

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The efficacy of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines (PCV) and their remarkable success in operational use in North America challenge us to define the burden of pneumococcal disease and the likely benefits of PCV use in developing countries. Community-based incidence studies of invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) and vaccine probe analyses of efficacy trials suggest there are approximately 814,000 pneumococcal deaths in children aged <5 years in developing countries each year and 1-4 million ep...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
Volume:
25
Issue:
13
Pages:
2398-2405
Host title:
Vaccine
Publication date:
2007-03-01
Event location:
Netherlands
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EISSN:
1873-2518
ISSN:
0264-410X
Source identifiers:
72445
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pubs:72445
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uuid:26fd094b-beee-4758-891d-f3a7c3fc6956
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pubs:72445
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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