carriage of multiresistant streptococcus pneumoniae among children attending day-care centres in the stockholm determine the prevalence of the asymptomatic carriage of drug-resistant streptococcus pneumoniae (drsp) by children attending day-care centres in the stockholm area, nasopharyngeal swabs were cultured from 1129 children and 308 day-care personnel in 36 day-care centres during a 3-week period, from march to april 1995. approximately 36% of the children were asymptomatic carriers of s. pneumoniae sensitive to penicillin and other antibiotics. the highest prevalence of nasopharyngeal carriage wa ...19979571733
clonal analysis of streptococcus pneumoniae nonsusceptible to penicillin at day-care centers with index cases, in a region with low incidence of resistance: emergence of an invasive type 35b clone among carriers.the nasopharyngeal carriage rate of potential respiratory pathogens was studied in 36 index children with a pneumococci nonsusceptible to penicillin (pnsp), in 595 healthy children, and in 123 personnel at 16 day-care centers (dccs) with index cases in the stockholm area, an urban area with a low incidence of antibiotic resistant pneumococci, during the winter of 1997-1998. the spread and clonality of pnsp, haemophilus influenzae and moraxella catarrhalis, were studied by analyzing antibiotic su ...200315008138
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