Pneumococcal responses are similar in Papua New Guinean children aged 3-5 years vaccinated in infancy with pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine with or without prior pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, or without pneumococcal vaccination

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TRIAL DESIGN In an earlier trial, Papua New Guinean (PNG) children at high risk of pneumococcal disease were randomized to receive 0 or 3 doses of 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV7), followed by a single dose of 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PPV23) at 9 months of age. We here studied in a non-randomized follow-up trial the… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0185877

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@inproceedings{Biggelaar2017PneumococcalRA, title={Pneumococcal responses are similar in Papua New Guinean children aged 3-5 years vaccinated in infancy with pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine with or without prior pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, or without pneumococcal vaccination}, author={Anita H J van den Biggelaar and Peter C. Richmond and Angela Fuery and Denise Y Anderson and Christine Opa and Gerard Saleu and Mildred Lai and Jacinta P. Francis and Michael P. Alpers and William Pomat and Deborah Lehmann}, booktitle={PloS one}, year={2017} }