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Changing epidemiology of invasive pneumococcal disease among White Mountain Apache persons in the era of the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine.
TLDR
Since the introduction of PCV7, the rate of IPD among White Mountain Apache children aged <5 years has decreased to the lowest rate ever, but it remains 5.7-fold greater than the rates among children in the general US population. Expand
Invasive pneumococcal disease among White Mountain Apache adults, 1991-2005.
TLDR
Among White Mountain Apache adults with IPD, alcoholism is common and contributes to the younger age and male predominance of cases, and there is suggestive evidence of the effectiveness of PPV in this population. Expand