Etiology of Acute Otitis Media in Children Less Than 5 Years of Age

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BACKGROUND Acute otitis media (AOM) is an important cause of childhood morbidity and antibiotic prescriptions. However, the relative importance of the well-known otopathogens, Streptococcus pneumoniae (Spn) and Haemophilus influenzae (Hflu), remains unclear because of a limited number of tympanocentesis-based studies that vary significantly in populations… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/INF.0000000000001420

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