Longitudinal investigation of nasopharyngeal pneumococcal carriage in early childhood: The PATCH birth cohort study.

Streptococcus pneumoniae is a common cause of infectious diseases such as pneumonia and sepsis. Its colonization is thought to be the first step in the development of invasive pneumococcal diseases. This study aimed to investigate pneumococcal colonization patterns in early childhood. A longitudinal...

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Main Authors: Ming-Han Tsai, Sui-Ling Liao, Chih-Yung Chiu, Hsiang-Ju Shih, Man-Chin Hua, Tsung-Chieh Yao, Shen-Hao Lai, Kuo-Wei Yeh, Li-Chen Chen, Yi-Jung Chang, Jing-Long Huang
Format: Article
Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2020-01-01
Series:PLoS ONE
Online Access:https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0237871

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