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Increased Nasopharyngeal Density and Concurrent Carriage of Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae, and Moraxella catarrhalis Are Associated with Pneumonia in Febrile Children

Published inPLOS ONE, vol. 11, no. 12, e0167725
Publication date2016
Abstract

We assessed nasopharyngeal (NP) carriage of five pathogens in febrile children with and without acute respiratory infection (ARI) of the upper (URTI) or lower tract, attending health facilities in Tanzania.

Keywords
  • Child
  • Child
  • Preschool
  • Female
  • Haemophilus influenzae/isolation & purification/pathogenicity
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Infant
  • Newborn
  • Male
  • Moraxella (Branhamella) catarrhalis/isolation & purification/pathogenicity
  • Nasopharynx/microbiology/pathology
  • Pneumonia/diagnosis/epidemiology/microbiology/pathology
  • Prognosis
  • Streptococcus pneumoniae/isolation & purification/pathogenicity
  • Tanzania
Citation (ISO format)
CHOCHUA, Sopio et al. Increased Nasopharyngeal Density and Concurrent Carriage of Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae, and Moraxella catarrhalis Are Associated with Pneumonia in Febrile Children. In: PLOS ONE, 2016, vol. 11, n° 12, p. e0167725. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0167725
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