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Serious neurologic sequelae in cases of meningitis arising from infection by conjugate vaccine-related and nonvaccine-related serogroups of Streptococcus pneumoniae.

Authors
  • Rajasingham, Christiana R
  • Bonsu, Bema K
  • Chapman, Jennifer I
  • Cohen, Daniel M
  • Barson, William J
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Pediatric infectious disease journal
Publication Date
Sep 01, 2008
Volume
27
Issue
9
Pages
771–775
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1097/INF.0b013e3181710976
PMID: 18679153
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

In children with pneumococcal meningitis, infections with non-PCV7 serogroups seem less likely to result in death. Among survivors, there is preliminary evidence of parity in neurologic sequelae between PCV7 and non-PCV7 serogroups.

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