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Birth outcomes in Aboriginal mother–infant pairs from the Northern Territory, Australia, who received 23-valent polysaccharide pneumococcal vaccination during pregnancy, 2006–2011: The PneuMum randomised controlled trial

McHugh, Lisa; Binks, Michael J.; Ware, Robert S; Snelling, T; Nelson, Sandra; Nelson, Jane; Dunbar, Melissa; Mulholland, E Kim; Andrews, Ross

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Background: Pregnant women and infants <6 months old have a high baseline risk for pneumo-coccal disease compared to the general population, particularly among Indigenous populations liv-ing in poverty and low-resource settings. Efficacy trials of pneumococcal vaccination in pregnancy examining adverse birth outcomes are lacking.Aims: We report adverse birth events as secondary outcomes from the ‘PneuMum’ ran-domised controlled trial of 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/282809
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
DOI: 10.1111/ajo.13002

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