Nasopharyngeal colonization dynamics with Streptococcus pneumoniae and associated antimicrobial resistance in a South African birth cohort

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

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Main Author: Manenzhe, Rendani Innocent
Other Authors: Moodley, Clinton
Format: Doctoral Thesis
Published: Faculty of Health Sciences 2020
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