Pediatric Pneumococcal Serotypes in 4 European Countries
Figure 1. Incidence of pediatric invasive pneumococcal disease among children <5 years of age, by heptavalent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV7) (black lines) and non-PCV7 (red lines) serotypes, for A) Spain, B) Belgium, C) England and Wales, and D) France, 1996–2006. Estimated vaccine coverage is the annual number of PCV7 schedules per 100 children <2 years of age, assuming an average of 3 doses administered to each child. Vaccine coverage is not visible for England and Wales because it remains <1%.