Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenzae type b Carriage, Central Asia
Published Date:Sep 2005
Source:Emerg Infect Dis. 11(9):1476-1479.
Central Asian Republics
Haemophilus Influenzae Type B
Hib-conjugate Vaccine, Dispatch
Description:A study of children was conducted in 3 Central Asian Republics. Approximately half of the Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates were serotypes included in available vaccine formulations. Approximately 6% of children carried Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib). Using pneumococcal and Hib conjugate vaccines may decrease illness in the Central Asian Republics.
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