*  News & Events | European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control
... early childhood respiratory tract infections in the norwegian mother and child cohort study after introduction of pneumococcal ... Effect of introducing high-valency pneumococcal conjugate vaccines on invasive pneumococcal disease in children news - 4 Apr ... Invasive pneumococcal disease in Catalonian elderly people, 2002-2009: Serotype coverage for different anti-pneumococcal ... Four years of universal pneumococcal conjugate infant vaccination in Germany: Impact on incidence of invasive pneumococcal ...
  https://ecdc.europa.eu/en/news-events?f%5B0%5D=diseases%3A2099
*  Predicting Antimicrobial Resistance in Invasive Pneumococcal Infections : Clinical Infectious Diseases
A prospective cohort study of invasive pneumococcal infection was conducted in Toronto, Canada. Risk factors for antimicrobial ... A prospective cohort study of invasive pneumococcal infection was conducted in Toronto, Canada. Risk factors for antimicrobial ... A total of 3339 patients with invasive pneumococcal infection were identified between 1995 and 2002. Multivariate modeling ... and nosocomial acquisition of pneumococcal infection (OR, 9.94; P = .003).. Conclusions. Knowledge of antimicrobial use during ...
  http://oxfordindex.oup.com/view/10.1086/429242
*  Pneumococcal Disease, Invasive
Symptoms of pneumococcal disease are not specific and depend on the site of infection. ... Pneumococcal Disease, Invasive Print Version. What is Invasive Pneumococcal Disease (IPD)?. Pneumococcal disease is caused by ... Symptoms of invasive pneumococcal disease can include joint pain, fever, difficulty breathing, cough, stiff neck, confusion, ... It is important to be aware of the symptoms of invasive pneumococcal disease. If you develop symptoms, there are different ...
  https://www.simcoemuskokahealth.org/Topics/InfectiousDiseases/DiseaseInformation/FactSheetsOR/PneumococcalDisease.aspx
*  WHO | Pneumococcal Disease
... pneumoniae provide serotype-specific protection against pneumococcal infections. Pneumococcal vaccines are designed to cover ... Serious pneumococcal infections include pneumonia, meningitis and febrile bacteraemia; otitis media, sinusitis and bronchitis ... Pneumococcal vaccine standardization. Written Standards. WHO recommendations for pneumococcal conjugated vaccines were adopted ... Prequalified pneumococcal (conjugate) vaccines. Pneumococcal (conjugate) vaccines are prequalified for procurement by UN ...
  http://www.who.int/biologicals/vaccines/pneumococcal/en/
*  Eurosurveillance | Pneumococcal serotypes in Europe: results of a surveillance report for 1999
The aim of the surveillance was not to describe the incidence of pneumococcal infection, but to monitor pneumococcal serotypes ... pneumococcal isolates from nine European countries and Israel were reported to a European surveillance project on pneumococcal ... The aim of the surveillance was not to describe the incidence of pneumococcal infection, but to monitor pneumococcal serotypes ... Pneumococcal serotypes in Europe: results of a surveillance report for 1999 * E Hoile ...
  http://www.eurosurveillance.org/content/10.2807/esw.06.31.01908-en
*  SutroVax Lands $64M From Roche, Others to Back Vaccine Studies | Xconomy
Vaccines may be available for pneumococcal infections, but none of them, including the widely used Prevnar 13, can cover all ... Pneumococcal disease can lead to infections in the lungs, the blood, and the brain. Pneumococcal pneumonia is the most common ... Vaccines may be available for pneumococcal infections, but none of them, including the widely used Prevnar 13, can cover all ... Conjugate vaccines are already available to prevent these infections. The Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) vaccine Prevnar 13 was developed ...
  https://www.xconomy.com/san-francisco/2017/03/21/sutrovax-lands-64m-from-roche-others-to-back-vaccine-studies/?utm_source=related-content&utm_medium=media&utm_campaign=related-content
*  Invasive Pneumococcal Disease by Age Category and Outcome Capital Health | Zanran
Invasive pneumococcal disease notification rates, by age group and Indigenous status, WA, SA and NT, 2004-2006, Invasive. ... statistics on Invasive Pneumococcal Disease by Age Category and Outcome Capital Health: Demographics Capital Health, 2005, ... Burden of pneumococcal infections among children under five years of age in Québec, in 2001, prior to the introduction of a ... An estimate of the burden of pneumococcal infections among children under five years of age in Québec was carried out before ...
  http://www.zanran.com/q/Invasive_Pneumococcal_Disease_by_Age_Category_and_Outcome_Capital_Health
*  pneumococcal surface protein A Summary Report | CureHunter
... monoclonal antibodies against it can protect mice from fatal pneumococcal infection ... pneumococcal surface protein A: present on nonencapsulated & some encapsulated strains; ... Pneumococcal Infections 01/01/2011 - "The current study was designed to evaluate the protection against fatal pneumococcal ... 11/01/2012 - "Pneumococcal surface protein A (PspA) is an important candidate for a vaccine against pneumococcal infections. " ...
  http://www.curehunter.com/public/keywordSummaryC051592-pneumococcal-surface-protein-A.do
*  Genome Sequencing Provides Unprecedented Insight into Causes of Pneumococcal Disease
Rates of pneumococcal disease-an infection that can lead to pneumonia, meningitis, and other illnesses-dropped in young ... Genome Sequencing Provides Unprecedented Insight into Causes of Pneumococcal Disease News May 08, 2013 ... Pneumococcal disease is caused by a type of bacteria called Streptococcus pneumoniae, which is present in many people's noses ... This small genetic alteration appears to be responsible for the large reduction in the rates of pneumococcal disease. ...
  https://www.technologynetworks.com/genomics/news/genome-sequencing-provides-unprecedented-insight-into-causes-of-pneumococcal-disease-196016
*  Risk Factors for Invasive Pneumococcal Disease in Children: A Population-based Case-Control Study in North America | ELECTRONIC...
1998) Three-year multicenter surveillance of systemic pneumococcal infections in children. Pediatrics 102:538-545. ... In each age group, invasive pneumococcal disease was associated with recent day care attendance, recent ear infections, and ... 1992) Epidemiology of invasive pneumococcal infections in children in Finland. JAMA 268:3323-3327. ... Our ability to prevent pneumococcal infections in young children is quite limited. Available polysaccharide vaccines are not ...
  http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/103/3/e28.full
*  Pneumococcal Infections Follow-up: Further Inpatient Care, Deterrence/Prevention, Prognosis
Pneumococcal infections are caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae, a gram-positive, catalase-negative organism commonly referred ... encoded search term (Pneumococcal%20Infections) and Pneumococcal Infections What to Read Next on Medscape. Related Conditions ... Pediatric pneumococcal bone and joint infections. The Pediatric Multicenter Pneumococcal Surveillance Study Group (PMPSSG). ... Pneumococcal Infections Follow-up. Updated: Jan 22, 2016 * Author: Claudia Antonieta Nieves Prado, MD; Chief Editor: John L ...
  https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/225811-followup
*  Newsroom
PNEUMOCOCCAL VACCINATION RECOMMENDED TO HELP PREVENT SECONDARY INFECTIONS. Pneumococcal infection identified as complication in ... Pneumococcal infections have also been identified as a complication in some severe and fatal cases of the current H1N1 ... But unlike flu pandemics of the past, two pneumococcal vaccines are now available that may help to prevent these infections. " ... In a typical, non-pandemic year, most serious pneumococcal infections occur in people age 65 and older. But in the 2009 flu ...
  http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/news/PressReleases/2009/121309PneumococcalVaccination.htm
*  Pneumococcal Infections: MedlinePlus
The most common types of infections are Meningitis, Sepsis, Pneumonia, and ear and sinus infections ... Pneumococcal Infections (American Academy of Pediatrics) Also in Spanish * Pneumococcal Vaccines (PCV, PPSV) (Nemours ... Pneumococcal Disease: Types of Infection (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) * Pneumococcal Pneumonia (National ... Pneumococcal infections can be mild or severe. The most common types of infections are ...
  https://medlineplus.gov/pneumococcalinfections.html
*  ASMscience | Pneumococcal Infections
In an eight-center children's hospital surveillance study of pneumococcal infections, Kaplan et al. reported the outcome of 100 ... Pneumococcal isolates tolerant to vancomycin have been reported in cases of meningitis associated with poor therapeutic ... Informative studies suggest that an immunocompetent child between the ages of 3 and 36 months with culture-proven pneumococcal ... mortality associated with pneumococcal disease and to present optimal therapeutic approaches for management of these infections ...
  http://www.asmscience.org/content/book/10.1128/9781555816537.chap19
*  Serotype 19A Is the Most Common Serotype Causing Invasive Pneumococcal Infections in Children | Articles | Pediatrics
Serotype 19A Is the Most Common Serotype Causing Invasive Pneumococcal Infections in Children. Sheldon L. Kaplan, William J. ... Serotype 19A Is the Most Common Serotype Causing Invasive Pneumococcal Infections in Children ... Serotype 19A Is the Most Common Serotype Causing Invasive Pneumococcal Infections in Children ... Serotype 19A Is the Most Common Serotype Causing Invasive Pneumococcal Infections in Children ...
  http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/early/2010/02/22/peds.2008-1702.figures-only
*  Prophylactic antibiotics for preventing pneumococcal infection in children with sickle cell disease | RTI
Vaccines, including customary pneumococcal vaccines, may be of ... an incidence rate of 10 per 100 patient years of pneumococcal ... People with sickle cell disease are particularly susceptible to infection. Infants and very young children are especially ... Rates of pneumococcal infection were found to be relatively low in children over the age of five. REVIEWER'S CONCLUSIONS: ... OBJECTIVES: To assess the effects of prophylactic antibiotic regimes for preventing pneumococcal infection in children with ...
  https://www.rti.org/publication/prophylactic-antibiotics-preventing-pneumococcal-infection-children-sickle-cell-disease
*  Pneumococcal infection - Wikipedia
Pneumococcal infection is an infection caused by the bacterium Streptococcus pneumoniae. S. pneumoniae is a common member of ... The risk of pneumococcal infection is much increased in persons with impaired IgG synthesis, impaired phagocytosis, or ... The World Health Organization estimate that in 2005 pneumococcal infections were responsible for the death of 1.6 million ... In 1936, a pneumococcal capsular polysaccharide vaccine was used to abort an epidemic of pneumococcal pneumonia. In the 1940s, ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pneumococcal_infection
*  Technical Report: Prevention of Pneumococcal Infections, Including the Use of Pneumococcal Conjugate and Polysaccharide...
Epidemiology of Pneumococcal Infections. Invasive Pneumococcal Infection in Children. Following the widespread use of ... the precise risk of pneumococcal infection remains to be defined. Annual incidence rates for pneumococcal infection among White ... HIV Infection. Studies of conjugate pneumococcal vaccines in children with HIV infection have been limited to small numbers of ... Pneumococcal infections are the most common invasive bacterial infections in children in the United States. The incidence of ...
  http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/106/2/367
*  Caseinolytic protease: a protein vaccine which could elicit serotype-independent protection against invasive pneumococcal...
... a protein vaccine which could elicit serotype-independent protection against invasive pneumococcal infection. - J Cao, D Li, Y ... a protein vaccine which could elicit serotype-independent protection against invasive pneumococcal infection.. Abstract. ... Invasive pneumococcal diseases incur significant mortality, morbidity and economic costs. The most effective strategy currently ... Therefore, to our knowledge, this study is the first report that immunization with single pneumococcal ClpP protein antigen ...
  http://www.curehunter.com/public/pubmed19220325.do
*  Protective humoral response against pneumococcal infection in mice elicited by recombinant bacille Calmette-Guérin vaccines...
Protective humoral response against pneumococcal infection in mice elicited by recombinant bacille Calmette-Guérin vaccines ... Protective humoral response against pneumococcal infection in mice elicited by recombinant bacille Calmette-Guérin vaccines ... Pneumococcal surface protein A (PspA), a cell-surface protein present on all strains of pneumococci, has been shown to elicit ... expressing pneumococcal surface protein A.. S Langermann, S R Palaszynski, J E Burlein, S Koenig, M S Hanson, D E Briles, C K ...
  http://jem.rupress.org/content/180/6/2277
*  Pneumococcal Infections
... ANTIBIOTIC SUSCEPTIBILITY Beta-Lactam antibiotics, the cornerstone of therapy for serious pneumococcal ... The appearance of any of these unusual pneumococcal infections may suggest that tests for HIV infection should be undertaken. ... SPECIFIC INFECTIONS CAUSED BY S. PNEUMONIAE S. pneumoniae causes infections of the middle ear, sinuses, trachea, bronchi, and ... Infection of the meninges, joints, bones, and peritoneal cavity may result from pneumococcal spread through the bloodstream, ...
  http://www.gkhub.info/pneumococcal-infections.html
*  Pneumococcal Infection
... is an infection that is resulted from the gram-positive bacteria, called ... Tags: bacteremia, chronic diseases, immune systems, natural host, pneumococcal infections, pneumococcal vaccines, pneumococci, ... Staphylococcal Infections Staphylococcal Infections are infections resulted from the organism called Staphylococci, which are ... Hemophilus Infection Hemophilus Infection is a condition resulted from hemophilus bacteria. Hemophilus bacteria grows in a... ...
  http://www.unitedhealthdirectory.com/diseases-and-conditions/pneumococcal-infection/
*  Penicillin V for prevention of pneumococcal infection | Medicines for Children
Penicillin V for prevention of pneumococcal infection This leaflet is about the use of penicillin V for preventing infections ... caused by pneumococcal bacteria in children with sickle cell disease and those whose spleen is not working or has been removed ... Penicillin V for prevention of pneumococcal infection. This leaflet is about the use of penicillin V for preventing infections ... Your doctor will probably have recommended that your child has a vaccination to help prevent pneumococcal infection. However, ...
  https://www.medicinesforchildren.org.uk/penicillin-v-prevention-pneumococcal-infection
*  Encephalitis
Isolated inflammation or infection of the skin and scalp tissues behind the ear can mimic some signs of acute mastoiditis. ... "Incidence of acute mastoiditis in Colorado children in the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine era". Pediatr Infect Dis J. vol. 33. ... Spread of infection occurs from the cells of the mastoid tip down along the adjacent sternomastoid and digastric neck muscles. ... "Pneumococcal mastoiditis in children and the emergence of multidrug-resistant serotype 19A Isolates". Pediatrics. vol. 122. ...
  https://www.neurologyadvisor.com/pediatrics/encephalitis/article/623217/
*  Department of Health | The Australian Standard Vaccination Schedule/National Immunisation Program 2003 to 2006
A booster dose of pneumococcal vaccine using the 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (23vPPV) is recommended ... Regarding the vaccine against Hib infection, the preferred vaccine type for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander infants in ... the 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (7vPCV) at 2, 4 and 6 months of age for non-Indigenous infants, in addition to the ... Pneumococcal vaccination for all Australians aged 65 years or more was funded nationally from January 2005. ...
  http://www.health.gov.au/internet/publications/publishing.nsf/Content/cda-cdi32suppl.htm~cda-cdi32suppl-coverage.htm~cda-cdi32suppl-coverage-1.htm