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Vaccine against acute otitis media

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The main bacterial pathogens in acute otitis media, which has its greatest prevalence among children less than 2 years old, are Streptococcus pneumoniae and non-typable Haemophilus influenzae. Plain pneumococcal capsular polysaccharide vaccines are not immunogenic in children under the age of 2 years but heptavalent conjugate vaccine is effective against pneumococcal …

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