Impact of the Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine on Otitis Media
Published in the Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, this study examines the impact of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine on the incidence of otitis media, frequent otitis media, and tympanostomy tube procedures and to assesses whether the effectiveness of the vaccine wanes after age 24 months and varies by race, sex, or season. ABSTRACT ONLY. (Learn how users in developing countries can gain free access to journal articles.)
Author: Fireman B, Black SB, Shinefield HR, et al.
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Citation: Fireman B, Black SB, Shinefield HR, et al. Impact of the Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine on Otitis Media. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 2003;22(1):10-16.
Resource types: Peer-reviewed journal