Risk factors for invasive Haemophilus influenzae disease among children 2-16 years of age in the vaccine era, Switzerland 1991-1993. The Swiss H. Influenzae Study Group.

@article{Mhlemann1996RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for invasive Haemophilus influenzae disease among children 2-16 years of age in the vaccine era, Switzerland 1991-1993. The Swiss H. Influenzae Study Group.},
  author={Kathrin S M{\"u}hlemann and Elizabeth R. Alexander and Noel S Weiss and Massimilano Pepe and Kurt Schopfer},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  year={1996},
  volume={25 6},
  pages={1280-5}
}
BACKGROUND Continued surveillance, and detailed investigation of direct and indirect effects of conjugated vaccines and risk factors for invasive H.influenzae serotype B (Hib) disease in the vaccine era are important. METHODS 143 cases with invasive disease between 1991 and 1993 aged 2-16 years were selected retrospectively from a large incidence trend study. Controls (n = 336) were recruited from local vital registries and matched to cases for age, gender, and residence. Hib vaccination… CONTINUE READING