Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology

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Serotype Replacement and Nasopharyngeal Carriage Due to the Introduction of New Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine to National Routine Immunization

Manoochehr Karami 1 , * and Mohammad Yousef Alikhani 2
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1 Research Center for Health Sciences and Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, IR Iran
2 Brucellosis Research Center, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, IR Iran
Article information
  • Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology: October 01, 2015, 8 (10); e24807
  • Published Online: October 17, 2015
  • Article Type: Editorial
  • Received: October 24, 2014
  • Revised: March 4, 2015
  • Accepted: May 11, 2015
  • DOI: 10.5812/jjm.24807

To Cite: Karami M, Alikhani M Y. Serotype Replacement and Nasopharyngeal Carriage Due to the Introduction of New Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine to National Routine Immunization, Jundishapur J Microbiol. 2015 ; 8(10):e24807. doi: 10.5812/jjm.24807.

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