A Rationale for Change: An Increase in Invasive Pneumococcal Disease in Fully Vaccinated Children

Christopher C. Blyth, Sanjay H. Jayasinghe, Ross Andrews

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    Increasing numbers of cases of invasive pneumococcal disease in fully vaccinated children have occurred in Australia since 2013. A review of cases informed a change from a “3 + 0” infant schedule (13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine at 2, 4, and 6 months) to a “2 + 1” schedule (2, 4, and 12 months).
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)680-683
    Number of pages4
    JournalClinical Infectious Diseases
    Issue number4
    Early online date18 Jun 2019
    Publication statusPublished - 15 Feb 2020


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