Molecular epidemiology of pneumococci obtained from Gambian children aged 2–29 months with invasive pneumococcal disease during a trial of a 9-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine

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BACKGROUND The study describes the molecular epidemiology of Streptococcus pneumoniae causing invasive disease in Gambian children METHODS One hundred and thirty-two S. pneumoniae isolates were recovered from children aged 2-29 months during the course of a pneumococcal conjugate vaccine trial conducted in The Gambia of which 131 were characterized by… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2334-8-81

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@article{Antonio2008MolecularEO, title={Molecular epidemiology of pneumococci obtained from Gambian children aged 2–29 months with invasive pneumococcal disease during a trial of a 9-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine}, author={Martin Antonio and Hannah O. Dada-Adegbola and Ekow Biney and Tim Awine and John O'Callaghan and Valentin Pfluger and Godwin C. Enwere and Brown Jacob Okoko and Claire Oluwalana and Adeola Vaughan and Syed M. A. Zaman and Gerd Pluschke and Brian Greenwood and Felicity T. Cutts and Richard A. Adegbola}, journal={BMC Infectious Diseases}, year={2008}, volume={8}, pages={81 - 81} }