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Nasopharyngeal carriage of individual Streptococcus pneumoniae serotypes during pediatric radiologically confirmed community acquired pneumonia following PCV7 introduction in Switzerland

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Chappuy, Hélène
Gehri, Mario
Robitaille, Lynda
Raymond, Frederic
Corbeil, Jacques
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Published in BMC Infectious Diseases. 2013, vol. 13, p. 357
Abstract Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) is a serious cause of morbidity among children in developed countries. The real impact of 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV7) on pneumococcal pneumonia is difficult to assess accurately.
Keywords AdolescentCarrier State/immunology/microbiologyChildChild, PreschoolCommunity-Acquired Infections/immunology/microbiology/radiographyFemaleHumansInfantMaleNasopharynx/microbiologyPneumococcal Vaccines/administration & dosagePneumonia, Pneumococcal/immunology/microbiology/radiographyProspective StudiesStatistics, NonparametricStreptococcus pneumoniae/classification/isolation & purification
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PMID: 23899390
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Research group Etiologie des pneumonies et marqueurs inflammatoires chez l'enfant fébrile (183)
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CHAPPUY, Hélène et al. Nasopharyngeal carriage of individual Streptococcus pneumoniae serotypes during pediatric radiologically confirmed community acquired pneumonia following PCV7 introduction in Switzerland. In: BMC Infectious Diseases, 2013, vol. 13, p. 357. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:35511

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