A Rationale for Change: An Increase in Invasive Pneumococcal Disease in Fully Vaccinated Children

Christopher C. Blyth, Sanjay Jayasinghe, Ross M. Andrews

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Abstract

Increasing numbers of cases of invasive pneumococcal disease in fully vaccinated children have occurred in Australia since 2013. A review of cases informed a change from a "3 + 0" infant schedule (13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine at 2, 4, and 6 months) to a "2 + 1" schedule (2, 4, and 12 months).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)680-683
Number of pages4
JournalClinical Infectious Diseases
Volume70
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 3 Feb 2020

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