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Table 6 Estimates of the incidence rate of different pneumococcal diseases in Latin America and the Caribbean and S. pneumoniae 19A specific incidence

From: Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype 19A in Latin America and the Caribbean: a systematic review and meta-analysis, 1990–2010

  Range expressed in cases per 100,000/year
Condition Age group (years)
         <1        <2 <3        <5
Invasive pneumococcal disease IPD 61 (58–63)a 61 (52–71)   32 (32–33)
S. pneumoniae 19A specific incidenceb 2.3 (2.2–2.9) 2.8 (2.4–3.3)   
Pneumococcal meningitis 19 12   11 (9–15)
S. pneumoniae 19A specific incidencec 0.6 0.4   0.3 (0.27–0.45)
Pneumococcal pneumonia   51 (47–55)   34
S. pneumoniae 19A specific incidenced   1.98 (1.8–2.1)   1.3
Pneumococcal sepsis   12   
S. pneumoniae 19A specific incidencee   0.6   
Pneumococcal bacteremia    2  
S. pneumoniae 19A specific incidence4    0.2  
  1. (Adapted from reference [62]).
  2. a (25th–75th percentile, when reported).
  3. b S. pneumoniae 19A distribution reported in SIREVA 1993–2009 = 3.8%.
  4. c S. pneumoniae 19A distribution reported in SIREVA 2000–2009 = 3.0%.
  5. d S. pneumoniae 19A distribution reported in SIREVA 2006–2007 = 3.9%.
  6. e S. pneumoniae 19A distribution reported in SIREVA 2000–2009 = 4.6%.