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Vaccines for preventing pneumococcal infection in adults

Dear, Keith; Andrews, Ross; Holden, John; Tatham, David

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BACKGROUND: Diseases caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae(S. pneumoniae) continue to cause substantial morbidity and mortality throughout the world. Whilst pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccines (PPV) have the potential to prevent disease and death, the degree of protection afforded against various clinical endpoints and within different populations is uncertain. OBJECTIVES: To assess the effectiveness of PPV in preventing disease or death in adults. Adverse events were not assessed. SEARCH...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2003
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/36503
Source: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR)

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