Respiratory microbes present in the nasopharynx of children hospitalised with suspected pulmonary tuberculosis in Cape Town, South Africa

Abstract Background Lower respiratory tract infection in children is increasingly thought to be polymicrobial in origin. Children with symptoms suggestive of pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) may have tuberculosis, other respiratory tract infections or co-infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis and oth...

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Main Authors: Felix S. Dube, Mamadou Kaba, F. J. Lourens Robberts, Lemese Ah Tow, Sugnet Lubbe, Heather J. Zar, Mark P. Nicol
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2016-10-01
Series:BMC Infectious Diseases
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