Persistence of Nasopharyngeal Pneumococcal Vaccine Serotypes and Increase of Nonvaccine Serotypes Among Vaccinated Infants and Their Mothers 5 Years After Introduction of Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine 13 in The Gambia

By Effua Usuf, Christian Bottomley, Ebrima Bojang, Isatou Cox, Abdoulie Bojang, Rebecca Gladstone, Beate Kampmann, Philip C Hill, Anna Roca

Clinical Infectious Diseases, May 2019


The widespread use of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) has brought about a dramatic decrease in pneumococci of vaccine serotypes (VTs) but nonvaccine serotypes (NVTs) have emerged.


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