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Impaired Innate Mucosal Immunity in Aged Mice Permits Prolonged Streptococcus pneumoniae Colonization
ABSTRACT Streptococcus pneumoniae is a frequent asymptomatic colonizer of the nasopharyngeal niche and only occasionally progresses toward infection. The burden of pneumococcal disease isExpand
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Salivary Immune Responses to the 7-Valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine in the First 2 Years of Life
Background The CRM197-conjugated 7-valent pneumococcal vaccine (PCV7) is protective against vaccine serotype disease and nasopharyngeal carriage. Data on PCV7-induced mucosal antibodies in relationExpand
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