Risk factors for otitis media in children with special emphasis on the role of colonization with bacterial airway pathogens: the Generation R study

@inproceedings{Labout2010RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for otitis media in children with special emphasis on the role of colonization with bacterial airway pathogens: the Generation R study},
  author={Joost A. M. Labout and Liesbeth Duijts and Ankie Lebon and Ronald de Groot and Albert Hofman and Vincent W. V. Jaddoe and Henri A. Verbrugh and Peter Hermans and Henri{\"e}tte A. Moll},
  booktitle={European Journal of Epidemiology},
  year={2010}
}
Acute otitis media is the most frequent diagnosis in children visiting physicians’ offices. Risk factors for otitis media have been widely studied. Yet, the correlation between bacterial carriage and the development of otitis media is not entirely clear. Our aim was to study in a population-based prospective cohort the risk factors for otitis media in the second year of life with special emphasis on the role of colonization with Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae and Moraxella… CONTINUE READING

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