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Table 2 Number and proportion of children carrying pneumococcus and vaccine serotypes by age and study site

From: Nasopharyngeal carriage of Streptococcus pneumoniae in children under 5 years of age before introduction of pneumococcal vaccine (PCV10) in urban and rural districts in Pakistan

Study Site Number of participants (n) Number culture-positive for pneumococcus (%) Number with PCV10 serotypes (% of isolates) Number with PCV13 serotypes (% of isolates)
Matiari (3-11 months) 225 179 (79.5) 60 (33.5) 95 (53.1)
Karachi (3-11 months) 220 162 (73.6) 63 (38.9) 88 (54.3)
Karachi (12-59 months) 225 176 (78.2) 54 (30.7) 78 (44.3)