TITLE

Review: Trials of injectable pneumococcal vaccines do not show effectiveness in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Mar/Apr2007, Vol. 146 Issue 2, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article cites a research study focusing on the role of injectable vaccines in the prevention of pneumococcal infection in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Randomized controlled trials of patients suffering from COPD were conducted. The researchers reached to the conclusion that in patients with COPD, trials of injectable pneumococcal vaccines do not show effectiveness.
ACCESSION #
24685665

 

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