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Volume 24, Number 7—July 2018

Pneumococcal Meningitis in Adults after Introduction of PCV7 and PCV13, Israel, July 2009–June 20151

Gili Regev-YochayComments to Author , Klaris Reisenberg, Michal Katzir, Yonit Wiener-Well, Galia Rahav, Jacob Strahilevitz, Valery Istomin, Evgenia Tsyba, Avi Peretz, Shirley Khakshoor, Ron Dagan, on behalf of the Israeli Adult Invasive Pneumococcal Disease Group
Author affiliations: Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Gan, Israel (G. Regev-Yochay, G. Rahav, S. Khakshoor); Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel (G. Regev-Yochay, M. Katzir, G. Rahav); Soroka Medical Center, Beersheba, Israel (K. Reisenberg); Bar-Ilan University, Safed, Israel (K. Reisenberg, A. Peretz); Meir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Israel (M. Katzir); Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel (Y. Wiener-Well); Hadassah-Hebrew University, Jerusalem (J. Strahilevitz); Hillel Yaffe Medical Center, Hadera, Israel (V. Istomin); Barzilai Medical Center, Ashkelon, Israel (E. Tsyba); Baruch Padeh Medical Center, Tiberias, Israel (A. Peretz); Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheba (R. Dagan)

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Table 3

Multivariate logistic model for predictors of death among IPD patients, Israel, July 1, 2009–June 30, 2015*

Adjusted OR (95% CI)
Adjusted p value
Age, y
18–49 Referent
50–64 2.064 (1.39–3.06) 0.0003
4.847 (3.42–6.87)
Risk group
Not at risk Referent
At risk 1.338 (0.99–1.80) 0.0561
High risk
1.609 (1.23–2.11)
Serotype by VT
VT7 Referent
VT13–7 0.903 (0.65–1.25) 0.539
1.119 (0.84–1.50)
Nonmeningitis IPD Referent
Pneumococcal meningitis 0.747 (0.50–1.11) 0.153

*IPD, invasive pneumococcal disease; OR, odds ratio; VT, vaccine type.

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1Some results from this study were presented at the 10th International Symposium on Pneumococci and Pneumococcal Diseases, June 26–30, 2016, Glasgow, Scotland.

2Additional members of the Israeli Adult Invasive Pneumococcal Disease Group are listed at the end of this article.

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