CLINICAL AND VACCINE IMMUNOLOGY, vol.18, no.6, pp.1028-1030, 2011 (SCI-Expanded)
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CLINICAL AND VACCINE IMMUNOLOGY
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Ondokuz Mayıs University Affiliated:
Before use of the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine PCV7 became widespread in Turkey, 202 invasive pneumococcus isolates were analyzed. The most common serotypes were 19F and 6B. In children <= 2 years of age, the potential coverage rate of PCV7 was 69.5%. The most frequent non-PCV7 serotypes were 19A, 3, 1, 6A, and 8.