Vaccination, underlying comorbidities, and risk of invasive pneumococcal disease.


OBJECTIVES Children with underlying conditions remain at increased risk for invasive pneumococcal diseases (IPD). This study describes the epidemiology, serotype distribution, clinical presentations, and outcomes of IPD in children with and without comorbidity. METHODS Cases of childhood IPD in Massachusetts were identified via enhanced surveillance from… (More)
DOI: 10.1542/peds.2014-2426


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