Aurora Maldonado

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OBJECTIVE To examine the development of resistance to erythromycin, chloramphenicol, trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMZ), and vancomycin of the invasive isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae(More)
This study assessed the performance of the national norm for laboratory surveillance of invasive Streptococcus pneumoniae in adults of the Metropolitan Region (Chile). Material and Methods. We(More)
BACKGROUND For the last 14 years the Pan American Health Organization has been promoting surveillance of invasive pneumococcal disease in Latin American children for better understanding of the(More)
INTRODUCTION The emergence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) has become a major epidemiological problem worldwide. METHODS We determined the degree of association between the(More)
In 1993 the Pan American Health Organization initiated a laboratory-based surveillance system, called the SIREVA project, to learn about Streptococcus pneumoniae invasive disease in Latin American(More)