Patient’s response to Pneumovax II determined by indirect immunofluorescence with anti-human immunoglobulin. Poor response indicates a level below that believed to be protective and intermediateandindicates a response that is likely to be protective but low in healthy volunteers.
|Nature of host response||Serotypes tested|
|Poor||1, 2, 5, 6B, 7F, 9V, 12F, 15B, 17F, 18C, 19F, 22F, 23F, and 33F|
|Intermediate||3, 4, 8, 9N, 10A, 11A, 14, 19A, and 20|