Bacterial Pneumonia Vaccines and Childhood Pneumonia: Are We Winning, Refining, or Redefining?

Published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases, this article provides an overview of the diagnostic challenges of bacterial pneumonia and highlight the need for refining the current diagnostic approach to ensure adequate epidemiological surveillance of childhood pneumonia and the success, or otherwise, of any immunisation strategies. ABSTRACT ONLY. (Learn how users in developing countries can gain free access to journal articles.)

Author(s): Obaro S, Madhi S

Published: 2006

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    Citation: Obaro S, Mahdi SA. Bacterial Pneumonia Vaccines and Childhood Pneumonia: Are We Winning, Refining, or Redefining? The Lancet Infectious Diseases. 2006;6(3):150-161.