Pediatric Pneumococcal Serotypes in 4 European Countries
Germaine Hanquet1 , Esther Kissling, Asuncion Fenoll, Robert C. George, Agnes Lepoutre, Tinne Lernout, David Tarragó, Emmanuelle Varon, and Jan Verhaegen
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Scientific Institute of Public Health, Brussels, Belgium (G. Hanquet, E. Kissling, T. Lernout); Belgian Knowledge Centre, Brussels (G. Hanquet); Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid, Spain (A. Fenoll, D. Tarragó,); Health Protection Agency, London, UK (R. George); Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint Maurice, France (A. Lepoutre); Hôpital Européen G. Pompidou, Paris, France (E. Varon); Katholieke Universiteit Leuven Pneumococcus Reference Laboratory, Leuven, Belgium (J. Verhaegen)
Figure 2. Incidence of pediatric invasive pneumococcal disease among children 5–14 years of age, by heptavalent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV7) (black lines) and non-PCV7 (red lines) serotypes, A) Spain, B) Belgium, C) England and Wales, and D) France, 1996–2006.
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