Volker Vetter

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BACKGROUND Acute Otitis Media (AOM) is an important and common disease of childhood. Bacteria isolated from cases of clinically problematic AOM in German children were identified and characterized. METHODS In a prospective non-interventional study in German children between 3 months and less than 60 months of age with Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist(More)
This study compared intramuscular and subcutaneous administration of two doses of measles-mumps-rubella-varicella (MMRV) combination vaccine (Priorix-Tetra, GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals) in children. Healthy children (N = 328) were randomised to receive MMRV either intramuscularly or subcutaneously. Reactogenicity was similar between treatment groups for(More)
BACKGROUND The rising incidence of pertussis amongst adults and adolescents in industrialized countries could be reduced by replacing tetanus and diphtheria (Td) boosters with reduced-antigen-content dT-acellular pertussis (dTpa)vaccines. Repeated administration of a dTpa-IPV (dTpa-inactivated poliomyelitis; BoostrixTM Polio, GlaxoSmithKline)booster to(More)
Erratum to: 'Identification and characterization of the bacterial etiology of clinically problematic acute otitis media after tympanocentesis or spontaneous otorrhea in German children' Unfortunately, the original version of this article [1] contained missing infromation. In the study procedures it was mentioned that samples were to be inoculated onto(More)
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