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A pragmatic health centre-based evaluation comparing the effectiveness of a PCV13 schedule change from 3+0 to 2+1 in a high pneumococcal carriage and disease burden setting in Malawi: a study protocol

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  • Todd D Swarthout NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Mucosal Pathogens, Division of Infection and Immunity, University College London, London, UKMalawi-Liverpool-Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Programme, University of Malawi College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Ana Ibarz-Pavon Malawi-Liverpool-Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Programme, University of Malawi College of Medicine, Blantyre, MalawiCentre for Global Vaccine Research, Institute of Infection and Global Health, University of Liverpool Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Liverpool, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Gift Kawalazira Ministry of Health, Lilongwe, Malawi PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • George Sinjani Malawi-Liverpool-Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Programme, University of Malawi College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • James Chirombo Malawi-Liverpool-Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Programme, University of Malawi College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Andrea Gori NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Mucosal Pathogens, Division of Infection and Immunity, University College London, London, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Peter Chalusa Malawi-Liverpool-Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Programme, University of Malawi College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Farouck Bonomali Malawi-Liverpool-Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Programme, University of Malawi College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Roseline Nyirenda Malawi-Liverpool-Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Programme, University of Malawi College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Edwin Bulla Malawi-Liverpool-Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Programme, University of Malawi College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Comfort Brown Malawi-Liverpool-Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Programme, University of Malawi College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Jacquline Msefula Malawi-Liverpool-Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Programme, University of Malawi College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Marjory Banda Ministry of Education, Blantyre, Malawi PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Jean Kachala Ministry of Health, Lilongwe, Malawi PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Charles Mwansambo Ministry of Health, Lilongwe, Malawi PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Marc YR Henrion Malawi-Liverpool-Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Programme, University of Malawi College of Medicine, Blantyre, MalawiDepartment of Clinical Sciences, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Stephen B Gordon Malawi-Liverpool-Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Programme, University of Malawi College of Medicine, Blantyre, MalawiDepartment of Clinical Sciences, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Neil French Malawi-Liverpool-Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Programme, University of Malawi College of Medicine, Blantyre, MalawiCentre for Global Vaccine Research, Institute of Infection and Global Health, University of Liverpool Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Liverpool, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Robert S Heyderman NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Mucosal Pathogens, Division of Infection and Immunity, University College London, London, UKMalawi-Liverpool-Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Programme, University of Malawi College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Todd D Swarthout; t.swarthout{at}ucl.ac.uk
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Swarthout TD, Ibarz-Pavon A, Kawalazira G, et al
A pragmatic health centre-based evaluation comparing the effectiveness of a PCV13 schedule change from 3+0 to 2+1 in a high pneumococcal carriage and disease burden setting in Malawi: a study protocol

Publication history

  • Received February 17, 2021
  • Revised April 20, 2021
  • Accepted April 27, 2021
  • First published June 17, 2021.
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June 17, 2021

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