Haemophilus influenzae resistance in Latin America: systematic review of surveillance data.

@article{Andrade2001HaemophilusIR,
  title={Haemophilus influenzae resistance in Latin America: systematic review of surveillance data.},
  author={A L de Andrade and Maria Cristina de Cunto Brandileone and Jos{\'e} Luis di Fabio and Rosiane Maria Oliveira and S A Silva and Stefano Baiocchi and Celina Maria Turchi Martelli},
  journal={Microbial drug resistance},
  year={2001},
  volume={7 4},
  pages={
          403-11
        }
}
Haemophilus influenzae is a relevant cause of morbidity and mortality among children under 5 years of age in the developing world. In Latin America, H. influenzae type b (Hib) conjugate vaccine and surveillance of H. influenzae antimicrobial susceptibility have been implemented in recent years. We have undertaken a systematic review and a pooled analysis on H. influenzae antimicrobial resistance, including reports of 15 Latin America countries over a 10-year period (1990-2000). We have found… CONTINUE READING

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