Effect on nasopharyngeal pneumococcal carriage of replacing PCV7 with PCV13 in the Expanded Programme of Immunization in The Gambia

  • Abdoulie Bojanga, Christian Bottomleyb, +9 authors Ebenezer Foster-Nyarkoa
  • Published 2015

Abstract

Introduction: In 2011, two years after the introduction of 7-valent Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV7), the Gambian immunization programme replaced PVC7 with PCV13 (13-valent). Our objective was to assess the additional impact of PCV13 on prevalence of pneumococcal nasopharyngeal carriage. Methods: We recruited healthy Gambian infants who had received… (More)

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@inproceedings{Bojanga2015EffectON, title={Effect on nasopharyngeal pneumococcal carriage of replacing PCV7 with PCV13 in the Expanded Programme of Immunization in The Gambia}, author={Abdoulie Bojanga and Christian Bottomleyb and Rebecca A. Gladstonec and Uzochukwu Egerea and Sarah Burra and Martin Antonioa and Stephen Bentleyc and Claire Oluwalanaa and Olubukola Idokoa and Brenda A. Kwambana-Adamsa and Sheikh Jarjua and Ebenezer Foster-Nyarkoa}, year={2015} }