Effect of a Conjugate Pneumococcal Vaccine on the Occurrence of Respiratory Infections and Antibiotic Use in Day-Care Center Attendees

Published in the Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, this article examines whether the use of a pneumococcal conjugate vaccine could reduce the occurrence of respiratory infections and the ensuing antibiotic drug use in the day care. In this double blind, randomized, controlled study performed in eight day-care centers located in Beer-Sheva, Israel. ABSTRACT ONLY. (Learn how users in developing countries can gain free access to journal articles.)

Author(s): Dagan R, Sikuler-Cohen M, Zamir O, et al.

Published: 2001

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    Citation: Dagan R, Sikuler-Cohen M, Zamir O, et al. Effect of a Conjugate Pneumococcal Vaccine on the Occurrence of Respiratory Infections and Antibiotic Use in Day-care Center Attendees. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 2001;20(10):951-958.