Nasopharyngeal carriage, antibiogram & serotype distribution of Streptococcus pneumoniae among healthy under five children

Background & objectives: Information related to nasopharyngeal carriage of Streptococcus pneumoniae among healthy children is scanty in India. This prospective study was undertaken to determine the presence of asymptomatic nasopharyngeal colonization, assess serogroups/types (SGT) and drug resis...

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Main Authors: K.L. Ravi Kumar, Vandana Ashok, Feroze Ganaie, A C Ramesh
Format: Article
Published: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications 2014-01-01
Series:Indian Journal of Medical Research
Online Access:;year=2014;volume=140;issue=2;spage=216;epage=220;aulast=Kumar