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Table 2 Nasopharyngeal carriage rates and pneumococcal serotype distribution in the 116 children sampled during all three study time points

From: Serotype and molecular diversity of nasopharyngeal Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates from children before and after vaccination with the ten-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV10) in Ethiopia

Age of sampling Pneumococcal carriage n (%) PCV10
vaccine types
n (%)
Serotypes (n)
Age of 6 weeks 38 (32.7) 7 (18.4%) 6B(1), 19F(1), 23F(4), 9 V(1)
Age of 9 months 69 (59.4) 4 (5.8%) 6B(1), 19F(2), 23F(1)
Age of 2 years 57 (49.1) 4 (7.1%) 19F(3), 23F(1)