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Impact of cotrimoxazole on carriage and antibiotic resistance of Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenzae in HIV-infected children in Zambia.

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This is a substudy of a larger randomized controlled trial on HIV-infected Zambian children, which revealed that cotrimoxazole prophylaxis reduced morbidity and mortality despite a background of high cotrimoxazole resistance. The impact of cotrimoxazole on the carriage and antibiotic resistance of Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenzae as major causes of childhood mortality in HIV-infected children was investigated since these are unclear. Representative nasopharyngeal swabs were...

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10.1128/aac.01409-09

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Journal:
Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy
Volume:
54
Issue:
9
Pages:
3756-3762
Publication date:
2010-09-05
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EISSN:
1098-6596
ISSN:
0066-4804
URN:
uuid:ccd0cb43-2852-4755-9fd3-adf6a0746438
Source identifiers:
422842
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pubs:422842

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