Epidemiology of invasive bacterial infections in pneumococcal conjugate vaccine-vaccinated and -unvaccinated children under 5 years of age in Soweto, South Africa: a cohort study from a high-HIV burden setting.
Background: There are limited data on paediatric invasive bacterial infections (IBI) and the impact of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) on the spectrum of IBI pathogens, specifically in African countries with a high prevalence of HIV infection.
Author List: Johnstone SL, Moore DP, Klugman KP, Madhi SA, Groome MJ.
Journal Name: Paediatr Int Child Health. 2020 Feb;40(1):50-57. doi: 10.1080/20469047.2019.1623572. Epub 2019 Jun 3. PMID: 31156062.