Project Description

Bacterial nasopharyngeal carriage following infant immunization with pneumococcal conjugate vaccines according to a 2+1 schedule in children in South Africa: an exploratory analysis of two clinical trials.

Background: We evaluated bacterial nasopharyngeal carriage (NPC) prevalence and cumulative acquisition following 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV7) or pneumococcal non-typeable Haemophilus influenzae protein D conjugate vaccine (PHiD-CV) administration.

Author List: Nunes MC, Moreira M, Koen A, van Niekerk N, Jose L, Cutland CL, François N, Schoonbroodt S, Ruiz-Guiñazú J, Yarzabal JP, Borys D, Schuerman L, Madhi SA.

Journal Name: Expert Rev Vaccines. 2020 Dec;19(12):1177-1189. doi: 10.1080/14760584.2020.1853533. Epub 2020 Dec 21. PMID: 33245004.

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