pneumococcal conjugate vaccine


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pneumococcal conjugate vaccine

A pneumococcal vaccine used for active immunization of infants and toddlers.
See: PCV7, PCV13
See also: vaccine
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The patient had been vaccinated with a 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine according to the Turkish national immunization schedule at 2, 4, 6 and 12 months of age.
The immunogenicity of 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine versus 23-valent polysaccharide vaccine in adults aged 50-80 years.
Invasive pneumococcal disease caused by nonvaccine serotypes among Alaska Native children with high levels of 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine coverage.
PCV: Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) is a vaccine used to protect infants and young children against disease caused by the bacterium Streptococcus pneumoniae (pneumococcus).
3 million doses of vaccine would be needed annually if current DTP3 rates were to be achieved for pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in Brazil.
Invasive pneumococcal disease caused by nonvaccine serotypes among Alaskan native children with high levels of 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine coverage.
Population-based impact of routine infant immunization with pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in the USA.
Data source: Observational study using Massachusetts public health surveillance data from before and after the introduction of the 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine.
During 2006-2010, children born in the United Kingdom were offered the 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV7) at 2, 4, and 13 months of age (3).
Routine use of heptavalent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (Prevnar[R], Wyeth Laboratories) in the United States since 2000 has dramatically reduced the burden of pneumococcal disease (6, 7).
The preponderance of these global clones can be considerable, and an analysis of the clonality of invasive pneumococci fully resistant to penicillin, before the introduction of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in the USA, showed that 93% of these invasive strains belonged to just eight clones, of which five were PMEN global clones.

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