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Facts About Pneumococcal Disease for Adults – National Foundation for Infectious Diseases pneumococcal adult


Many adults may be at increased risk for pneumococcal disease and not know it. PCV13 (pneumococcal conjugate vaccine) PPSV23 (pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine).

There are two kinds of pneumococcal vaccines available in the United States. CDC recommends PCV13 for use in infants and young children and adults

Two types of pneumococcal vaccine are recommended for use in US adults: a 13 -valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine. (PCV13) and a valent.