Mason Moseley

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Streptococcus pneumoniae can asymptomatically colonize the nasopharynx and cause a diverse range of illnesses. This clinical spectrum from colonization to invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) appears to depend on the pneumococcal capsular serotype rather than the genetic background. According to a literature review, serotypes 1, 4, 5, 7F, 8, 12F, 14, 18C,(More)
Streptococcus pneumoniae is a major human pathogen responsible for the majority of bacterial pneumonia cases as well as invasive pneumococcal diseases with high mortality and morbidity. Use of conjugate vaccines targeting the pneumococcal capsule has dramatically reduced the incidence of invasive diseases, and there are active efforts to further improve the(More)
ocial movements and mass protests have been defining aspects of Latin American politics, even precipitating sharp political reactions and consequences in several recent cases. For example, mass protests played key roles in five of seven " acute " institutional crises since 2000 (González 2008). Protests contributed to the 2003 resignation of Bolivian(More)
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