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Antibiotic resistance in Streptococcus pneumoniae isolated from children

Nasrin, Dilruba; Collignon, Peter; Wilson, Elena Alexandrovna; Pilotto, Louis; Douglas, Robert M


Objective: To determine the level of antibiotic resistance in pneumoniae (S. pneumoniae) isolated from nasal swabs of healthy children. Method: Cross- sectional community survey. Setting: Survey was undertaken in general practice settings in Canberra during March and April 1998. Subjects: Four hundred and sixty-one children under 3 years of age enrolled in a general practice trial of clinical practice guidelines for antibiotic use. Outcome measures: Resistance to penicillin, erythromycin,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 1999
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health
DOI: 10.1046/j.1440-1754.1999.00416.x


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