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PURPOSE Updating epidemiological studies to document current incidences of pneumococcal diseases are greatly needed in the current era of new pneumococcal conjugate vaccines (PCVs). The aim of this study is to analyze the incidence and distribution of different serotypes causing pneumococcal infections among the pediatric population in southern Catalonia,(More)
BACKGROUND Cerebrovascular benefits using the 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PPV23) are controversial. This study assessed clinical effectiveness of PPV23 in preventing ischemic stroke in people older than 60 years. METHODS We conducted a population-based cohort study involving 27,204 individuals of 60 years or older in Tarragona, Spain,(More)
BACKGROUND Cardiovascular benefits using the 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PPV23) are controversial. This study assessed clinical effectiveness of PPV23 in preventing acute myocardial infarction in people over 60-years. METHODOLOGY We conducted a population-based cohort study involving 27,204 individuals ≥60 years-old in Tarragona, Spain,(More)
INTRODUCTION Data available about the epidemiology of stroke is limited. This study investigated incidence and lethality of ischaemic stroke among the general population over 60 years in the region of Tarragona. PATIENTS AND METHODS Population-based cohort study that included 27,204 individuals >= 60 years assigned to nine Primary Care Centers in the(More)
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