Emergence of penicillin-nonsusceptible Streptococcus pneumoniae invasive clones in Canada.

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Distinctive international clones of penicillin-nonsusceptible and multidrug-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae are increasingly being reported. We investigated the spread of these clones in Canada through an active surveillance that was carried out at 11 Canadian pediatric tertiary care centers from 1991 to 1998. All penicillin-nonsusceptible isolates were… (More)

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@article{Greenberg2002EmergenceOP, title={Emergence of penicillin-nonsusceptible Streptococcus pneumoniae invasive clones in Canada.}, author={David P. Greenberg and David Paul Speert and Eshwar Mahenthiralingam and Deborah A. Henry and Maureen E Campbell and David W. Scheifele}, journal={Journal of clinical microbiology}, year={2002}, volume={40 1}, pages={68-74} }