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Acquisition of Streptococcus pneumoniae and nonspecific morbidity in infants and their families: a cohort study.

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BACKGROUND: Most children are believed to acquire Streptococcus pneumoniae asymptomatically, with only a few developing overt S. pneumoniae disease. This study investigates the relationship between acquisition of S. pneumoniae and mild nonspecific infection leading to general practitioner (GP) consultation. METHODS: A prospective birth cohort study of 213 infants assessed at home 9 times during 24 weeks by nasopharyngeal swab and parental interview was conducted. RESULTS: All positive S. pne...

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Journal:
Pediatric infectious disease journal
Volume:
24
Issue:
2
Pages:
121-127
Publication date:
2005-02-01
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EISSN:
1532-0987
ISSN:
0891-3668
Source identifiers:
92674
Language:
English
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pubs:92674
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uuid:360eb209-7327-44e2-a196-aac87dfa4084
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pubs:92674
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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