Project Description

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.

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