Journal article icon

Journal article

A longitudinal study of the infant nasopharyngeal microbiota: The effects of age, illness and antibiotic use in a cohort of South East Asian children

Abstract:

A longitudinal study was undertaken in infants living in the Maela refugee camp on the Thailand-Myanmar border between 2007 and 2010. Nasopharyngeal swabs were collected monthly, from birth to 24 months of age, with additional swabs taken if the infant was diagnosed with pneumonia according to WHO clinical criteria. At the time of collection, swabs were cultured for Streptococcus pneumoniae and multiple serotype carriage was assessed. The bacterial 16S rRNA gene profiles of 544 swabs from 21 ...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Publisher's version

Actions


Access Document


Files:
Publisher copy:
10.1371/journal.pntd.0005975

Authors


Salter, SJ More by this author
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; Tropical Medicine
Watthanaworawit, W More by this author
de Goffau, MC More by this author
Expand authors...
More from this funder
Funding agency for:
Turner, P
Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
PLoS neglected tropical diseases Journal website
Volume:
11
Issue:
10
Pages:
e0005975
Publication date:
2017-10-02
DOI:
ISSN:
1935-2735
Pubs id:
pubs:732862
URN:
uri:a2e21f84-c0cc-4a76-b757-96b060b4632a
UUID:
uuid:a2e21f84-c0cc-4a76-b757-96b060b4632a
Local pid:
pubs:732862
Language:
English
Keywords:

Terms of use


Metrics



If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP