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  1. Carriage of Haemophilus influenzae type b in children after widespread vaccination with conjugate Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccines.

    Article - En anglais

    Rates of invasive Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) disease in children decreased very rapidly after licensure of Hib conjugate vaccines.

    A role for a vaccine-related reduction in nasopharyngeal carriage of Hib has been suggested.

    We studied oropharyngeal carriage of Hib and vaccination rates in a population of 2- to 5- year-old children in metropolitan Atlanta.

    Among 584 children 75% were vaccinated with an Hib conjugate vaccine, 17% had not been vaccinated and 8% had no vaccination records available.

    Forty-one percent of the children were colonized with H. influenzae.

    One child was colonized with Hib.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Colonisation, Haemophilus influenzae, Pasteurellaceae, Bactérie, Porteur, Appareil respiratoire pathologie, Géorgie, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Oropharynx, Vaccin associé, Vaccination, Enfant, Homme, Facteur risque, Epidémiologie, Exploration microbiologique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Colonization, Haemophilus influenzae, Pasteurellaceae, Bacteria, Carrier, Respiratory disease, Georgia, United States, North America, America, Oropharynx, Mixed vaccine, Vaccination, Child, Human, Risk factor, Epidemiology, Microbiological investigation

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0571490

    Code Inist : 002B05B02E. Création : 199406.