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PCV13 vaccination impact: A multicenter study of pneumonia in 10 pediatric hospitals in Argentina.

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Summary of "PCV13 vaccination impact: A multicenter study of pneumonia in 10 pediatric hospitals in Argentina."

In 2012, PCV13 was introduced into the National Immunization Program in Argentina, 2+1 schedule for children <2 years. Coverage rates for 1st and 3rd doses were 69% and 41.0% in 2012, 98% and 86% in 2013; 99% and 89% in 2014, respectively. The aims of this study were to evaluate impact of PCV13 on Consolidated Pneumonia (CP) and Pneumococcal Pneumonia (PP) burden, and to describe epidemiological-clinical pattern of PP during the three-year period following vaccine introduction.

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Name: PloS one
ISSN: 1932-6203
Pages: e0199989

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