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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

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Chochua, Sopio
D'Acremont, Valérie
Hanke, Christiane
Alfa, David
Shak, Joshua
Kilowoko, Mary
Kyungu, Esther
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Published in PLOS ONE. 2016, vol. 11, no. 12, p. e0167725
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 ChildChildPreschoolFemaleHaemophilus influenzae/isolation & purification/pathogenicityHumansInfantInfantNewbornMaleMoraxella (Branhamella) catarrhalis/isolation & purification/pathogenicityNasopharynx/microbiology/pathologyPneumonia/diagnosis/epidemiology/microbiology/pathologyPrognosisStreptococcus pneumoniae/isolation & purification/pathogenicityTanzania
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PMID: 27907156
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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. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:98825

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