Prevalence and clinical impact of Streptococcus pneumoniae nasopharyngeal carriage in solid organ transplant recipients

Abstract Background S. pneumoniae is the leading cause of community-acquired pneumonia in the solid organ transplant recipient (SOTR); nevertheless, the prevalence of colonization and of the colonizing/infecting serotypes has not been studied in this population. In this context, the aim of the prese...

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Main Authors: Cristina Roca-Oporto, Tania Cebrero-Cangueiro, María Luisa Gil-Marqués, Gema Labrador-Herrera, Younes Smani, Francisco Manuel González-Roncero, Luis Miguel Marín, Jerónimo Pachón, María Eugenia Pachón-Ibáñez, Elisa Cordero
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2019-08-01
Series:BMC Infectious Diseases
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