Bacteriology of acute otitis media in a cohort of Finnish children followed for the first two years of life.

@article{Kilpi2001BacteriologyOA,
  title={Bacteriology of acute otitis media in a cohort of Finnish children followed for the first two years of life.},
  author={Terhi M. Kilpi and Elja E Herva and Tarja H Kaijalainen and Ritva K. Syrj{\"a}nen and Aino K. Takala},
  journal={The Pediatric infectious disease journal},
  year={2001},
  volume={20 7},
  pages={654-62}
}
BACKGROUND Timely information on the bacteriology of primary, noncomplicated acute otitis media (AOM) may today be needed more than ever, because of the increasing antimicrobial resistance of its major bacterial causes and because of the potential of new pneumococcal and other bacterial vaccines for prevention of AOM. METHODS The study followed 329 children from 2 to 24 months of age at scheduled healthy visits and sick visits at the study clinic. Whenever AOM was diagnosed during the follow… CONTINUE READING
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