Trends in antibiotic resistance of respiratory tract pathogens in children in Geneva, Switzerland

@article{Jaecklin2005TrendsIA,
  title={Trends in antibiotic resistance of respiratory tract pathogens in children in Geneva, Switzerland},
  author={Thomas Jaecklin and Peter Rohner and V{\'e}ronique Jacomo and Kurt Schmidheiny and Alain Gervaix},
  journal={European Journal of Pediatrics},
  year={2005},
  volume={165},
  pages={3-8}
}
Bacteria increasingly resistant to antibiotics are a major treatment concern of respiratory tract pathogens in children. The aim of this study was to assess the trends of resistance of Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae and Moraxella catarrhalis to several classes of antibiotics in children <16 years of age and to compare its prevalence with surrounding countries. We studied retrospectively the susceptibility of respiratory tract pathogens isolated from specimens collected from… CONTINUE READING
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