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Volume 17, Number 4—April 2011

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Bacterial Meningitis and Haemophilus influenzae Type b Conjugate Vaccine, Malawi

David W. McCormickComments to Author  and Elizabeth M. Molyneux
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA (D.W. McCormick); College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi (E.M. Molyneux)

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Annual number of cases of culture-positive bacterial meningitis in children, Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital, Blantyre, Malawi, 1997–2009. Data from 2001 are excluded. Hib, Haemophilus influenzae type b; Other, Klebsiella spp., Staphylococcus aureus, Staphylococcus epidermidis, Escherichia coli, Brevundimonas vesicularis, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Streptococcus pyogenes, H. influenzae type C, H. influenzae not typed, group B streptococci, group A streptococci, and other species.

Figure. Annual number of cases of culture-positive bacterial meningitis in children, Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital, Blantyre, Malawi, 1997–2009. Data from 2001 are excluded. Hib, Haemophilus influenzae type b; Other, Klebsiella spp., Staphylococcus aureus, Staphylococcus epidermidis, Escherichia coli, Brevundimonas vesicularis, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Streptococcus pyogenes, H. influenzae type C, H. influenzae not typed, group B streptococci, group A streptococci, and other species.

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