Microbiology of acute otitis media with perforation (AOMwiP) in Aboriginal children living in remote communities - monitoring the impact of 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (7vPCV)

Amanda Leach, Grant Mackenzie, Kim Hare, E STUBBS, Jemima Beissbarth, M KENNEDY, C Wilson, G MELLON, C WIGGER, P TIPPAKALIPA, Heidi Smith-Vaughan, S HALPIN, Peter Morris

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    Abstract

    In young Aboriginal children with new episodes of AOMwiP, Haemophilus influenzae (57%), Streptococcus pneumoniae (34%) and Streptococcus pyogenes (6%) are the major pathogens recovered from ear discharge. In children immunised with pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, there were fewer vaccine type pneumococci and more vaccine-related type pneumococci than unimmunized children. Replacement of vaccine types by non-pneumococcal pathogens was not detected. � 2005 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)89-92
    Number of pages4
    JournalInternational Congress Series
    Volume1289
    Publication statusPublished - 2006

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    Leach, A., Mackenzie, G., Hare, K., STUBBS, E., Beissbarth, J., KENNEDY, M., Wilson, C., MELLON, G., WIGGER, C., TIPPAKALIPA, P., Smith-Vaughan, H., HALPIN, S., & Morris, P. (2006). Microbiology of acute otitis media with perforation (AOMwiP) in Aboriginal children living in remote communities - monitoring the impact of 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (7vPCV). International Congress Series, 1289, 89-92.