Temporal changes in nasopharyngeal carriage of Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype 1 genotypes in healthy Gambians before and after the 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine

Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype 1 is one of the leading causes of invasive pneumococcal disease. However, this invasive serotype is hardly found in nasopharyngeal asymptomatic carriage and therefore large epidemiological studies are needed to assess the dynamics of serotype 1 infection. Within the...

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Main Authors: Chinelo Ebruke, Anna Roca, Uzochukwu Egere, Ousainou Darboe, Philip C. Hill, Brian Greenwood, Brendan W. Wren, Richard A. Adegbola, Martin Antonio
Format: Article
Published: PeerJ Inc. 2015-04-01
Online Access:https://peerj.com/articles/903.pdf