Invasive pneumococcal disease associated with high case fatality in India.

@article{Thomas2013InvasivePD,
  title={Invasive pneumococcal disease associated with high case fatality in India.},
  author={Kurien Thomas and Lalitha Mukkai Kesavan and Balaji Veeraraghavan and Sudha Jasmine and John Antony Jude and Mitra Shubankar and Poorva Kulkarni and Mark C. Steinhoff},
  journal={Journal of clinical epidemiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={66 1},
  pages={36-43}
}
OBJECTIVE To study the seroepidemiology and antimicrobial resistance pattern of invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) in older subjects who are admitted to hospitals in India. STUDY DESIGN AND SETTING Prospective surveillance of IPD in patients older than 18 years in seven large academic teaching hospitals in India from 1993 to 2008. All subjects who had… CONTINUE READING