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Childhood pneumococcal pneumonia in Nepal

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Pneumonia is the greatest cause of childhood mortality outside the neonatal period, yet the pathogen-specific aetiology of childhood pneumonia remains poorly defined. Vaccine probe studies estimate that approximately one third of children <5 years of age with radiographic endpoint consolidation have pneumococcal pneumonia in settings prior to the introduction of pneumococcal conjugate vaccination (PCV), such as much of South Asia. 10-valent PCV was introduced to the Nepali infant im...

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MSD
Department:
Paediatrics
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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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English
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2018-02-07

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