Pneumococcal Disease in Adults: Key Considerations for Your Office, Hospital, or Pharmacy (Not Official IDWeek Programming - Supported by Merck Co., Inc. - See Affiliated Event Guide for More Information)
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Steve D. Burdette, MD, is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program Director at Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, Dayton, OH; Medical Director of Infectious Diseases at Green Memorial Hospital and Soin Medical Center.
- Understand the clinical significance of pneumococcal serotypes;
- Describe factors that influence serotype distribution in adults; and
- Review results of efficacy and effectiveness trials of pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccines or