pneumococcal vaccine 20-valent (Pending FDA Approval)

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Streptococcus pneumoniae Immunization

Pending FDA approval for active immunization for prevention of pneumonia and invasive disease caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae

Vaccine serotypes include 1, 3, 4, 5, 6A, 6B, 7F, 8, 9V, 10A, 11A, 12F, 14, 15B, 18C, 19A, 19F, 22F, 23F, and 33F; serotypes 22F and 33F are not included in currently licensed pneumococcal conjugate vaccines and are commonly associated with invasive pneumococcal disease worldwide

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Elicits antibodies in response to antigenic stimulation

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