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dc.contributor.authorCiruela, Pilar-
dc.contributor.authorSoldevila, Núria-
dc.contributor.authorIzquierdo, Conchita-
dc.contributor.authorHernández, Sergi-
dc.contributor.authorDomínguez García, Àngela-
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dc.description.abstractInvasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) has high morbidity and mortality worldwide. The overall incidence of IPD in Catalonia in 2005-2009 was 16.6 per 100,000 persons-year, 66.4 in children aged < 2 years and 50.7 in children aged 2-4 years. 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV7) coverage in Catalonia is intermediate. A prospective matched case-control study in children aged 3-59 months treated at two hospitals in Catalonia during 2007-2009 was performed. Potential risk factors for IPD and PCV7 effectiveness in preventing IPD were investigated. 293 cases and 785 controls were included. Attendance at daycare or school was a risk factor for IPD (aOR 3.07, 95% CI 1.97-4.78) and the effectiveness of PCV7 against vaccine serotypes was 93.7% (95% CI 51.8 -99.2).ca
dc.format.extent20 p.-
dc.publisherResearch Signpostca
dc.relation.isformatofReproducció del capítol del llibre publicat a:
dc.relation.ispartofRecent Advances in Pharmaceutical Sciences VI, 2016, Research Signpost. Editors: Diego Muñoz Torrero, Àngela Domínguez García & Ma. Ángeles Manresa Presas. ISBN: 978-81-308-0566-5. Chapter 6, p. 91-110.-
dc.rights(c) Research Signpost, 2016-
dc.sourceLlibres / Capítols de llibre (Medicina)-
dc.subject.classificationInfeccions per pneumococscat
dc.subject.classificationSalut públicacat
dc.subject.classificationMortalitat infantil-
dc.subject.otherPneumococcal Infectionseng
dc.subject.otherPublic health-
dc.subject.otherInfant mortality-
dc.titleInvasive pneumococcal disease in children: Risk factors and vaccine effectivenessca
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