Nasopharyngeal carriage of penicillin-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae in healthy children


UZUNER A. , Ilki A. , AKMAN M. , Guendogdu E., Erboeluekbas R., Kokacya O., ...More

TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, vol.49, no.4, pp.370-378, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 49 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS
  • Page Numbers: pp.370-378
  • Keywords: S. pneumoniae, carriage, penicillin resistance, ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE, RISK-FACTORS, EPIDEMIOLOGY, MULTICENTER, PNEUMOCOCCI, PATHOGENS, INFANTS

Abstract

Streptococcus pneumoniae carriage is a risk factor for the development of respiratory system infections and the spread of penicillin-resistant strains.