Vaccination as infection control: a pilot study to determine the impact of Staphylococcus aureus vaccination on nasal carriage.

@article{Creech2009VaccinationAI,
  title={Vaccination as infection control: a pilot study to determine the impact of Staphylococcus aureus vaccination on nasal carriage.},
  author={Clarence Buddy Creech and Bryce G. Johnson and Andrew R Alsentzer and Matthew J Hohenboken and Kathryn Margaret Edwards and Thomas R. Talbot},
  journal={Vaccine},
  year={2009},
  volume={28 1},
  pages={
          256-60
        }
}
BACKGROUND There is a critical need for an effective Staphylococcus aureus vaccine for the prevention of staphylococcal disease. In this study, we investigated the impact of S. aureus conjugate vaccine comprised of capsular polysaccharides 5 and 8 (CP5, CP8) on nasal colonization with S. aureus. METHODS Healthy adults recruited from one academic medical center to participate in a lot consistency trial of StaphVAX (S. aureus capsular polysaccharide 5 and 8 conjugate vaccine) were assessed for… CONTINUE READING
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