4 immunization schedules for PCV13 yield similar antibody levels in babies

09/3/2013 | InternalMedicineNews.com (free registration)

In healthy term babies, all four schedules for the 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine yielded high immunoglobulin G antibody levels one month after the booster dose, according to a study in the journal JAMA. Researchers noted a decline in antibody levels following the initial vaccination series in nearly all the serotypes for all vaccine schedules.

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