…though vaccine's efficacy is unproved

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.7001.388 (Published 05 August 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:388
  1. K Vithayathil, Senior registrar Consultant,
  2. D Rowen,
  3. R Patel,
  4. F E Willmott
  1. Senior lecturer Consultant Department of Genitourinary Medicine, Royal South Hants Hospital, Southampton SO14 0YG

    EDITOR,--A Jain and colleagues elegantly reviewed published work on the efficacy of pneumococcal vaccine in HIV infection.1 Failure of protection in the United Kingdom has been reported and the question of efficacy raised elsewhere.2 3 We recently conducted a postal survey of 176 consultants in genitourinary medicine in the United Kingdom on the routine …

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