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The cost-effectiveness of pneumococcal conjugate vaccination in Australia

Butler, James; McIntyre, Peter; MacIntyre, C Raina; Gilmour, Robin; Howarth, Ann; Sander, B

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Background: Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, 7 valent (PCV7) is the most costly vaccine yet considered for publicly funded programs. In mid 2001, Australia funded PCV7 for high-risk groups only (indigenous children and children with certain underlying medical conditions). World wide, non-industry-funded studies and studies using cost-utility measures are sparse. We undertook an independent economic analysis of PCV7 compared with no vaccination in the non high-risk Australian childhood population...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2004
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/79585
Source: Vaccine
DOI: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2003.09.036

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