The topology of the space of rooted oriented hexagonal knots embedded in R 3 is described, with special attention given to the number of components that make up this space and to the topological knot types which they represent. Two cases are considered: (i) hexagons with varying edge length, and (ii) equilateral hexagons with unit-length edges. The… (More)
Non-typeable Haemophilus influenzae (NTHi) and Streptococcus pneumoniae are major causes of bacterial acute otitis media (AOM). Data regarding AOM are limited in Latin America. This is the first active surveillance in a private setting in Venezuela to characterize the bacterial etiology of AOM in children < 5 years of age.