A Pneumococcal Carriage Study in Danish Pre-school Children before the Introduction of Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccination

@inproceedings{Harboe2012APC,
  title={A Pneumococcal Carriage Study in Danish Pre-school Children before the
Introduction of Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccination},
  author={Zitta Barrella Harboe and Hans-Christian Slotved and Helle Bossen Konradsen and Margit Staum Kaltoft},
  booktitle={The open microbiology journal},
  year={2012}
}
We present data on pneumococcal carriage before the introduction of the heptavalent-pneumococcal conjugated vaccine (PCV7) in Denmark. In the pre-PCV7 period, the incidence of invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) among children younger than 5 years was approximately 25 per 100.000 population, with the highest incidence rates observed in children younger than… CONTINUE READING