Streptococcus pneumoniae colonization in the young child: association with otitis media and resistance to penicillin.

@article{Zenni1995StreptococcusPC,
  title={Streptococcus pneumoniae colonization in the young child: association with otitis media and resistance to penicillin.},
  author={M K Zenni and S H Cheatham and John M D Thompson and Grant Reed and A B Batson and P. E. S. Palmer and Kerry L. Holland and K. Michelle Edwards},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  year={1995},
  volume={127 4},
  pages={533-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the nasopharyngeal colonization rate of penicillin-susceptible and penicillin-resistant strains of Streptococcus pneumoniae in young children, and to assess its relationship with the incidence of otitis media. DESIGN Observational study in 215 children younger than 6 years of age who received care in the Vanderbilt Vaccine Clinic… CONTINUE READING