Article info

Download PDFPDF

Original article
Effectiveness of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine against presumed bacterial pneumonia hospitalisation in HIV-uninfected South African children: a case–control study

Authors

  • Shabir A Madhi Medical Research Council: Respiratory & Meningeal Pathogens Research Unit, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa Department of Science and Technology/National Research Foundation, Vaccine Preventable Diseases, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa National Institute for Communicable Diseases, Division of National Health Laboratory Service, Center for Vaccines and Immunology, Johannesburg, South Africa PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Michelle J Groome Medical Research Council: Respiratory & Meningeal Pathogens Research Unit, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa Department of Science and Technology/National Research Foundation, Vaccine Preventable Diseases, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Heather J Zar Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Red Cross War Memorial Hospital, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Constant N Kapongo Ngwelezane Hospital, University of KwaZulu-Natal, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Christine Mulligan Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Red Cross War Memorial Hospital, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Susan Nzenze Medical Research Council: Respiratory & Meningeal Pathogens Research Unit, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa Department of Science and Technology/National Research Foundation, Vaccine Preventable Diseases, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • David P Moore Medical Research Council: Respiratory & Meningeal Pathogens Research Unit, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa Department of Science and Technology/National Research Foundation, Vaccine Preventable Diseases, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Elizabeth R Zell Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Cynthia G Whitney Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Jennifer R Verani Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Professor Shabir A Madhi, National Institute for Communicable Diseases 1 Modderfontein Road, Sandringham, Gauteng 2131, South Africa; shabirm{at}nicd.ac.za
View Full Text

Citation

Madhi SA, Groome MJ, Zar HJ, et al
Effectiveness of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine against presumed bacterial pneumonia hospitalisation in HIV-uninfected South African children: a case–control study

Publication history

  • Received November 19, 2014
  • Revised May 22, 2015
  • Accepted May 29, 2015
  • First published June 19, 2015.
Online issue publication 
November 13, 2015

Article Versions

  • Supplementary Data

    This web only file has been produced by the BMJ Publishing Group from an electronic file supplied by the author(s) and has not been edited for content.

Request permissions

If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.