pneumococcal vaccine

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pneu·mo·coc·cal vac·cine

vaccine composed of purified capsular polysaccharide antigen from 23 types of Streptococcus pneumoniae (representing those types responsible for most of the reported pneumococcal diseases in the U.S.); some types have been conjugated with protein to make them antigenic for children younger than 2 years of age.
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The global Pneumococcal Vaccine market was valued at $XX million in 2018, and analysts predict the global market size will reach $XX million by the end of 2028, growing at a CAGR of XX% between 2018 and 2028.
The pneumococcal vaccine partnership deal between CNBG and ImmBio will help to speed up the development process to produce an effective pneumococcal vaccine to fight the infection on a global scale.
He said that the pneumococcal vaccine is far cheaper than the cost they will incur when they fall sick and need to be admitted into the hospital to be treated.
Both serotypes were covered by 10-valent pneumococcal vaccine. Overall 23(39.7%) isolates were covered by 10-valent vaccine and 26 (44.8%) by 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine.
Pneumococcal vaccines are vaccines against the bacteria Streptococcus pneumoniae.
You need to review the medical record to find out if the patient has ever received a pneumococcal vaccine and if not, administer the vaccine.
The drugmaker's move comes soon after GlaxoSmithKline announced its decision to cut the price of Synflorix, also a pneumococcal vaccine, in September this year.
The findings were so strong that the investigators are now testing low-dose pneumococcal vaccine for diagnostic screening before genetic testing for CAPs, Behcet's, and some other autoimmune diseases.
The recently revised CMS regulations for pneumococcal vaccines allow for Medicare coverage of a different, second pneumococcal vaccine 1 year after the first vaccine is given (16).
Many people with HIV got a pneumococcal vaccine called PPSV23 (for 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine), which has been available since 1983.
New federal immunization guidelines recommend that older adults now receive two pneumococcal vaccines.
Data source: Randomized, placebo-controlled trial of PCV13 in about 85,000 adults aged 65 years and up who had no prior pneumococcal vaccine exposure.

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