Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype prevalence and antibiotic resistance among young children with invasive pneumococcal disease: experience from a tertiary care center in South India.


INTRODUCTION We performed a study to describe the clinical profile, antimicrobial susceptibility and prevalent serotypes of pneumococcal isolates from children with suspected invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) admitted to a tertiary care hospital in South India. METHODS Hospitalized children, ≤ 5 years with fever (>38 °C); increased respiratory rate or… (More)
DOI: 10.18683/germs.2017.1112