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Volume 5, Number 6—December 1999

Dispatch

Effectiveness of Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine for Preschool-Age Children with Chronic Disease

Anthony E. FioreComments to Author , Orin S. Levine, John A. Elliott, Richard R. Facklam, Jay C. Butler, and for the Pneumococcal Sentinel Surveillance Working Group
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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Figure 1

Invasive pneumococcal infections among 173 children ages 2 through 5 years (24-59 months), by serotype. Bottom bar represents proportion of total invasive infections in the cohort caused by each serotype. Top bar depicts cumulative proportion of invasive infections caused by serotypes represented by the bars to the left. Serotypes in the "other" category included 19 serotypes with three or fewer isolates. Two isolates could not be serotyped.

Figure 1. Invasive pneumococcal infections among 173 children ages 2 through 5 years (24-59 months), by serotype. Bottom bar represents proportion of total invasive infections in the cohort caused by each serotype. Top bar depicts cumulative proportion of invasive infections caused by serotypes represented by the bars to the left. Serotypes in the "other" category included 19 serotypes with three or fewer isolates. Two isolates could not be serotyped.

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