Published in Vaccine Weekly, September 6th, 2006
According to a report from Spain, "The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of prior pneumococcal vaccination on the clinical outcome of 554 consecutive hospitalized adults with community-acquired pneumococcal pneumonia from 1995 to 2004, 61 of whom had been vaccinated in the five years before admission."
"Outcome variables that were compared in vaccinated and unvaccinated adults included the occurrence of bacteremia, the time to resolution of pneumonia symptoms, the length of hospital stay, and mortality," said Analia...
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