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
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
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