Pneumococcal vaccination and otitis media in Australian Aboriginal infants: comparison of two birth cohorts before and after introduction of vaccination

Pneumococcal vaccination and otitis media in Australian Aboriginal infants: comparison of two birth cohorts before and after introduction of vaccination Journal Article

BMC Pediatrics

  • Author(s): Mackenzie, Grant Austin, Carapetis, Jonathan Rhys, Leach, Amanda Jane, Morris, Peter Stanley
  • Published: 2009
  • Volume: 9
  • ISBN: 1471-2431

Abstract: Aboriginal children in remote Australia have high rates of complicated middle ear disease associated with Streptococcus pneumoniae and other pathogens. We assessed the effectiveness of pneumococcal vaccination for prevention of otitis media in this setting.

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Mackenzie, Grant Austin, Carapetis, Jonathan Rhys, Leach, Amanda Jane, Morris, Peter Stanley, 2009, Pneumococcal vaccination and otitis media in Australian Aboriginal infants: comparison of two birth cohorts before and after introduction of vaccination, Volume:9, Journal Article, viewed 15 August 2022, https://www.nintione.com.au/?p=15796.

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