Serotype Replacement and Nasopharyngeal Carriage Due to the Introduction of New Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine to National Routine Immunization

Karami, Manoochehr; Alikhani, Mohammad Yousef
October 2015
Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology;Oct2015, Vol. 8 Issue 10, p1
Academic Journal
The article discusses the recommendation of the World Health Organization (WHO) to integrate pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) into the national routine immunization with aim of mitigating the effect of Streptococus pneumonia to achieve the Millennium Development Goal 4 (MDG 4).


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