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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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Frequency of various underlying chronic illnesses among 173 children with invasive pneumococcal disease. The category "malignancy" excluded hematopoetic malignancies, which are included in the leukemia category. Organ transplant includes both solid organ and bone marrow transplants. CSF is cerebrospinal fluid.

Figure 2. Frequency of various underlying chronic illnesses among 173 children with invasive pneumococcal disease. The category "malignancy" excluded hematopoetic malignancies, which are included in the leukemia category. Organ transplant includes both solid organ and bone marrow transplants. CSF is cerebrospinal fluid.

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