Pneumococcal vaccines

Pneumococcal vaccines is a topic covered in the Johns Hopkins ABX Guide.

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VACCINE TYPES

  • Pneumovax (PSV-23): 23-valent polysaccharide vaccine w/ serotype antigens covering 87% bacteremic cases and most PCN-resistant serotypes.
  • Prevnar 13 (PCV-13): 13-valent conjugate vaccine covers serotypes 1, 3, 5, 4, 6A, 6B, 7F, 9V, 14, 18C, 19A, 19F, and 23F.

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Last updated: November 29, 2014

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TY - ELEC T1 - Pneumococcal vaccines ID - 540438 A1 - Bartlett,John,M.D. AU - Hsu,Alice,Pharm.D. AU - Pham,Paul,Pharm.D. Y1 - 2014/11/29/ BT - Johns Hopkins ABX Guide UR - https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540438/all/Pneumococcal_vaccines PB - The Johns Hopkins University DB - Pediatrics Central DP - Unbound Medicine ER -