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Multiple antibiotic resistance in Streptococcus pneumoniae.

Abstract:

Streptococcus pneumoniae remains a major pathogen responsible for high morbidity and mortality in both the developed and developing world. During the last few years there has been a dramatic increase in the incidence of penicillin-resistant and multiply antibiotic-resistant pneumococci, and the emergence of isolates with high-level resistance to extended-spectrum cephalosporins. In several countries, 50-80% of pneumococcal isolates, including the great majority of isolates of the serotypes as...

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Journal:
British medical bulletin More from this journal
Volume:
54
Issue:
3
Pages:
595-610
Publication date:
1998-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1471-8391
ISSN:
0007-1420
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:92664
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uuid:1d6249fa-60ec-410d-a96f-dca48dfaeab2
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pubs:92664
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92664
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2012-12-19

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