Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, March 12th, 2006
According to a report from the United States, "Adults infected with HIV have high rates of invasive pneumococcal disease. Introduction of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine for children could affect disease among HIV-infected adults."
"[Our objective was] to compare invasive pneumococcal disease among HIV-infected adults before and after the introduction of a pediatric conjugate vaccine [using] active laboratory-based surveillance in an adult population of 10.8 million, including 38,314 living with AIDS [in] seven Active Bacterial Core surveillance...
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