Pneumococcal carriage in vaccine-eligible children and unvaccinated infants in Lao PDR two years following the introduction of the 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine.

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Satzke, C; Dunne, EM; Choummanivong, M; Ortika, BD; Neal, EFG; Pell, CL; Nation, ML; Fox, KK; Nguyen, CD; Gould, KA; Hinds, J; Chanthongthip, A; Xeuatvongsa, A; Mulholland, EK; Sychareun, V; Russell, FM;
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Pneumococcal carriage is a prerequisite for disease, and underpins herd protection provided by pneumococcal conjugate vaccines (PCVs). There are few data on the impact of PCVs in lower income settings, particularly in Asia. In 2013, the Lao People's Democratic Republic ... View more
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