Invasive Streptococcus pneumoniae infections: serotype distribution and antimicrobial resistance in Canada, 1992-1995.


OBJECTIVE To report current information about invasive pneumococcal infections, capsular types and antimicrobial resistance in Canada. DESIGN Retrospective analysis. SETTING Canada. PATIENTS A total of 976 patients from whom Streptococcus pneumoniae was isolated from blood or cerebrospinal fluid between Jan. 1, 1992, and Dec. 31, 1995. OUTCOME… (More)


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