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Current methods for capsular typing of Streptococcus pneumoniae.
- E. Jauneikaite, A. S. Tocheva, +5 authors S. Clarke
- Medicine, Biology
- Journal of microbiological methods
- 25 March 2015
Streptococcus pneumoniae is a major respiratory tract pathogen causing pneumococcal disease mainly in children aged less than five years and in the elderly. Ninety-eight different capsular types… Expand
Prevalence of Streptococcus pneumoniae serotypes causing invasive and non-invasive disease in South East Asia: a review.
BACKGROUND Streptococcus pneumoniae is a major cause of bacterial infections resulting in significant morbidity and mortality worldwide. Currently, up to 13 serotypes are included in pneumococcal… Expand
Genetic diversity of Streptococcus pneumoniae causing meningitis and sepsis in Singapore during the first year of PCV7 implementation
- E. Jauneikaite, Johanna Mary Carnon Jefferies, Nicholas William Vere Churton, Raymond Tzer Pin Lin, Martin Lloyd Hibberd, Stuart Charles Clarke
- Emerging Microbes & Infections
- 1 January 2014
Streptococcus pneumoniae is a major cause of sepsis, meningitis and respiratory disease worldwide. Pneumococcal conjugate vaccines (PCVs) have now been implemented in many countries worldwide,… Expand
Prevalence of serotypes and molecular types among Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates causing invasive disease in Singapore between June 2009 and August 2010
Risk factor profiles and clinical outcomes for children and adults with pneumococcal infections in Singapore: A need to expand vaccination policy?
Invasive pneumococcal infection is a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide despite the availability of pneumococcal vaccines. The aim of this study was to re-evaluate the clinical… Expand
Risk factors for E. coli Susceptibility in Bloods Stream Infections in England Between 2013-2017
COVID-19 epidemic severity is associated with timing of non-pharmaceutical interventions
Background: Unprecedented public health interventions including travel restrictions and national lockdowns have been implemented to stem the COVID-19 epidemic, but the effectiveness of… Expand
Population genomics of disease-causing Streptococcus pneumoniae in Singapore
- E. Jauneikaite
- 1 September 2014
The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that approximately 500,000 deaths in children aged 0-59 months occur due to pneumococcal infections and that, in the developing world, pneumococcal… Expand