Nasopharyngeal Carriage of Antimicrobial-Resistant Pneumococci in an Intensively Sampled South African Birth Cohort

Introduction: Nasopharyngeal (NP) colonization by Streptococcus pneumoniae (pneumococcus) precedes the development of respiratory tract infection. Colonization by antimicrobial-resistant pneumococci, especially in infants, is a major public health concern. We longitudinally investigated antimicrobia...

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Main Authors: Rendani I. Manenzhe, Clinton Moodley, Shima M. Abdulgader, F. J. Lourens Robberts, Heather J. Zar, Mark P. Nicol, Felix S. Dube
Format: Article
Published: Frontiers Media S.A. 2019-03-01
Series:Frontiers in Microbiology
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