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Carriage prevalence and serotype distribution of Streptococcus pneumoniae prior to 10-valent pneumococcal vaccine introduction: A population-based cross-sectional study in South Western Uganda, 2014

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Background: Information on Streptococcus pneumoniae nasopharyngeal (NP) carriage before the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) introduction is essential to monitor impact. The 10-valent PCV (PCV10) was officially introduced throughout Ugandan national childhood immunization programs in 2013 and rolled-out countrywide during 2014. We aimed to measure the age-specific Streptococcus pneumoniae carriage and serotype distribution across all population age groups in the pre-PCV10 era in South Wes...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1016/j.vaccine.2017.07.081

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Nackers, F More by this author
le Polain de Waroux, O More by this author
Langendorf, C More by this author
Nyehangane, D More by this author
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Scott, JAG
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Vaccine Journal website
Volume:
35
Issue:
39
Pages:
5271-5277
Publication date:
2017-08-04
Acceptance date:
2017-07-24
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EISSN:
1873-2518
ISSN:
0264-410X
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pubs:721097
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uri:3e7712a6-8c71-4abf-95a3-5c20500b1a2b
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uuid:3e7712a6-8c71-4abf-95a3-5c20500b1a2b
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pubs:721097

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