The Potential of Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccines to Reduce Antibiotic Resistance

  • Ron Dagan
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 549)


Streptococcus pneumoniae is one of the most important bacterial pathogens in respiratory tract infections. Together with untypeable Haemophilus influenzae it is one of the two most common causes of acute otitis media (AOM). In addition, it is the most frequent cause of bacterial community acquired pneumonia, and one of the leading organisms causing sinusitis, sepsis, and meningitis.


Acute Otitis Medium Conjugate Vaccine Pneumococcal Vaccine Young Sibling Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine 
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