Félix Hidalgo

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OBJECTIVES To determine the pattern of antibiotic susceptibility of isolated Streptococcus pneumoniae strains of healthy nasopharyngeal carriers younger than 2 years in seven regions of Peru. MATERIALS AND METHODS Between 2007 and 2009, nasopharyngeal swab samples were collected among 2123 healthy children aged 2-24 months in growth and development(More)
OBJECTIVES To determine the carriage rate and serotype distribution of Streptococcus pneumoniae in the nasopharynx of healthy children younger than 2 years prior to the universal use of the pneumococcal conjugate vaccines in Peru. MATERIALS AND METHODS Between 2007 and 2009 we collected nasopharyngeal swab samples from 2,123 healthy children aged 2 to 24(More)
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