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Immunoprophylaxis of Otitis Media

  • G. Scott Giebink
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 303)

Abstract

In considering the development of a vaccine to prevent otitis media, it is important to explore the rationale for such a vaccine, the epidemiology and spectrum of the disease, as well as its impact on child health, the etiology and pathogenesis of otitis media, especially as related to middle ear microbial pathogens, and the present status of otitis media vaccine research.

Keywords

Otitis Medium Acute Otitis Medium Haemophilus Influenzae Eustachian Tube Pediatr Infect 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Scott Giebink
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PediatricsUniversity of Minnesota School of MedicineMinneapolisUSA

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