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Volume 4, Number 2—June 1998

Synopsis

Haemophilus influenzae Invasive Disease in the United States, 1994–1995: Near Disappearance of a Vaccine-Preventable Childhood Disease

Kristine M. Bisgard, Annie Kao, John Leake, Peter M. Strebel, Bradley A. Perkins, and Melinda Wharton
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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Table 5

Children aged < 4 years with invasive Hib disease,a by number of Hib vaccine doses received and age group, United States, 1994 – 1995

No. of children receiving vaccineb
Vaccination status unknown Total
Age (mos.) Rec.c 0 1 2 3 4
0-1 0 15 2 17
2-3 1 17 12 9 38
4-5 2 7 13 2 8 30
6-11 3 13 8 11 6 7 45
12-18 4 5 1 2 7 2 0 17
19-59 4 11 5 1 7 4 6 34
Total 4 68 39 16 20 6 32 181

aExcludes three children aged <1 year but missing age in months; vaccination status was unknown for two of the children, and one child was unvaccinated.
bFive children completed a primary series with 2 doses of PedvaxHIB (at ages 7, 11, 13, 14, and 43 months); two children completed a primary series with 1 dose at >15 months of age.
cCumulative recommended doses for PRP-T and HbOC vaccines.

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