Published in AIDS Weekly, May 15th, 2006
"This study explored whether C-reactive protein (CRP) and/or procalcitonin levels were useful to measure vaccine efficacy (VE) and impact against the burden of pneumonia of a 9-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV), compared with chest radiograph-confirmed alveolar consolidation (CXR-AC) as an outcome.
"Sera obtained from children participating in a phase 3 PCV efficacy trial who were hospitalized for treatment of...
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