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- Wiese, Andrew D., et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Vaccine 2016 v.34 no.50 pp. 6243-6249
- census data; children; confidence interval; etiology; pneumonia; serotypes; vaccines; United States
- ... Parapneumonic empyema, a serious complication of pneumonia, started increasing among U.S. children before the introduction of the 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV7) in 2000, and continued afterwards. This increase was due in part to pneumococcal serotypes not included in PCV7 that were included in the new 13-valent (PCV13) vaccine introduced in 2010. We assessed changes in the incidenc ...