Childhood empyema: Limited potential impact of 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine

Fletcher, M., Leeming, J., Cartwright, K. and Finn, A. (2006) Childhood empyema: Limited potential impact of 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 25 (6). pp. 559-60. ISSN 0891-3668

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Publisher's URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.inf.0000219535.14201....

Abstract

This paper reports the largest series of cases published using pneumococcal antigen analysis of empyema fluid. The findings contributed to the decision regarding national immunisation policy.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:empyema, capsular polysaccharide, ELISA, diagnosis
Faculty/Department:Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences > Department of Nursing and Midwifery
ID Code:3356
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Deposited On:21 Jan 2010 13:11
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