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Long-term impact of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines on invasive disease and pneumonia hospitalizations in indigenous and non-indigenous Australians

Meder, Kelley; Jayasinghe, Sanjay; Beard, Frank; Dey, Aditi; Kirk, Martyn; Cook, Heather; Strachan, Janet; Sintchenko, Vitali; Smith, Helen; Giele, Carolien; Howden, Benjamin; Krause, Vicki


Background Universal pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) programs began in Indigenous Australian children in 2001 and all children in 2005, changing to 13-valent PCV (PCV13) in 2011. We used laboratory data for invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) and coded hospitalizations for noninvasive pneumococcal community-acquired pneumonia (PnCAP) to evaluate long-term impact. Methods Annual incidence (per 100 000 population) was calculated for age-specific total IPD, PCV13 non-C7-valent PCV (PCV7)...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
Source: Clinical Infectious Diseases
DOI: 10.1093/cid/ciz731


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