Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, April 8th, 2003
"Several lines of epidemiological and microbiological studies point to the multiple and critical roles of the nasopharynx of children - particularly those of pre-school age and attending day-care centers (DCCs) - in the emergence and spread of drug-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae (DRP)," according to a recent study from New York.
"A systematic yearly surveillance of the nasopharyngeal flora of children attending DCCs has been carried out in Lisbon since 1996," reported H. De Lencastre and coauthors at Rockefeller University. "Molecular typing of...
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