Characteristics and serotype distribution of childhood cases of invasive pneumococcal disease following pneumococcal conjugate vaccination in England and Wales, 2006-14

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Oligbu, G; Collins, S; Andrews, N; Sheppard, CL; Fry, NK; Slack, MPE; Borrow, R; Ladhani, SN;
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Background The 7-valent (PCV7) and 13-valent (PCV13) pneumococcal conjugate vaccines are\ud highly effective in preventing invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) caused by vaccine serotypes.\ud Vaccine failure (vaccine-type IPD after age-appropriate immunisation) is rare. ... View more
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