Decreased Haemophilus colonization in children vaccinated with Haemophilus influenzae type b conjugate vaccine

Trudy V. Murphy, Patricia Pastor, Francinne Medley, Michael T. Osterholm, Dan M. Granoff

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Abstract

Objective: The incidence of invasive Haemophilus disease has unexpectedly decreased in unvaccinated children since the introduction of conjugate vaccine in the United States. The purpose of this study was to determine whether conjugate vaccination decreases colonization with Haemophilus influenzae type b. Design:. Subjects:. Conclusions:.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)517-523
Number of pages7
JournalThe Journal of pediatrics
Volume122
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1993

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