George D Katopodis

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Since the late 1990s, the prevalence of erythromycin-resistant Streptococcus pyogenes has significantly increased in several European countries. Between January 1999 and December 2002, 1,577 isolates(More)
We evaluated nasopharyngeal colonization with erythromycin-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae during the first 2 years of life in central and southern Greece. Of 2448 children studied from February(More)
INTRODUCTION In Greece, fusidic acid and clindamycin are commonly used for the empiric therapy of suspected staphylococcal infections. METHODS The medical records of children examined at the(More)
The serotype distribution of 781 nasopharyngeal pneumococcal isolates recovered from 2448 unselected children aged 2-23 months was studied. Only 3.9% of the children for whom cultures were performed(More)
BACKGROUND Short course antimicrobial therapy is suggested for group A streptococcal tonsillopharyngitis. METHODS The bacteriologic and clinical efficacies of clarithromycin [30 or 15 mg/kg/day(More)
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