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Effects of a large-scale introduction of the pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine among elderly persons in Stockholm, Sweden

Spindler, Carl; Hedlund, Jonas; Jasir, Aftab LU ; Normark, Birgitta Henriques and Ortqvist, Ake (2008) In Vaccine 26(43). p.5541-5546
Abstract
In October 1998 Stockholm County launched a 3-year vaccination campaign with the 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PPV-23) directed towards all elderly persons. We analysed the impact of this campaign on the incidence and serotype distribution of invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) in Stockholm County, where the vaccine coverage was 36%, as compared to Skane County, where no vaccination campaign was performed. The incidence of vaccine-type IPD in Stockholm declined significantly during the study period (1997-2001) in elderly persons, from 50 to 28.9/100,000, hot not in other age groups in Stockholm, nor in any age group in Skane. (C) 2008 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
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23-valent polysaccharide vaccine, Pneumococcal vaccine, bacteremia, Pneumococcal, Pneumococcal disease, Invasive pneumococcal disease, Pneumonia
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Vaccine
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26
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43
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5541 - 5546
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Elsevier
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  • wos:000260852700016
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1873-2518
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10.1016/j.vaccine.2008.06.073
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English
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  abstract     = {In October 1998 Stockholm County launched a 3-year vaccination campaign with the 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PPV-23) directed towards all elderly persons. We analysed the impact of this campaign on the incidence and serotype distribution of invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) in Stockholm County, where the vaccine coverage was 36%, as compared to Skane County, where no vaccination campaign was performed. The incidence of vaccine-type IPD in Stockholm declined significantly during the study period (1997-2001) in elderly persons, from 50 to 28.9/100,000, hot not in other age groups in Stockholm, nor in any age group in Skane. (C) 2008 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.},
  author       = {Spindler, Carl and Hedlund, Jonas and Jasir, Aftab and Normark, Birgitta Henriques and Ortqvist, Ake},
  issn         = {1873-2518},
  keyword      = {23-valent polysaccharide vaccine,Pneumococcal vaccine,bacteremia,Pneumococcal,Pneumococcal disease,Invasive pneumococcal disease,Pneumonia},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {43},
  pages        = {5541--5546},
  publisher    = {Elsevier},
  series       = {Vaccine},
  title        = {Effects of a large-scale introduction of the pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine among elderly persons in Stockholm, Sweden},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2008.06.073},
  volume       = {26},
  year         = {2008},
}