Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, March 19th, 2006
According to a study 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."
"To compare invasive pneumococcal disease among HIV-infected adults before and after the introduction of a pediatric conjugate vaccine," investigators conducted an active "laboratory-based surveillance in an adult population of 10.8 million, including 38,314 living with AIDS" from seven "active Bacterial Core...
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