Pharyngeal colonization with Haemophilus influenzae type b among healthy Turkish infants and children.


Bakir M., Yagci A. , Ulger N. , Akbenlioglu C., Ilki A. , Soyletir G., ...More

Pediatrics international : official journal of the Japan Pediatric Society, vol.44, no.4, pp.381-6, 2002 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 44 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Doi Number: 10.1046/j.1442-200x.2002.01581.x
  • Title of Journal : Pediatrics international : official journal of the Japan Pediatric Society
  • Page Numbers: pp.381-6

Abstract

Background : An absence of Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) disease surveillance and epidemiological data on the pharyngeal carriage of Turkish children causes delay in the introduction of conjugated Hib vaccination into proposed national vaccination programs.