Longitudinal colonisation by Streptococcus pneumoniae and nasopharyngeal microbial interactions in health and disease: a South African birth cohort study
Streptococcus pneumoniae (the pneumococcus) is the most common cause of childhood pneumonia. Nasopharyngeal (NP) colonization by the pneumococcus is a necessary first step in the pathogenesis of pneumonia and yet the dynamic nature of pneumococcal colonization remains incompletely understood. In chi...
University of Cape Town