Worldwide trends in antimicrobial resistance among common respiratory tract pathogens in children.

@article{Jacobs2003WorldwideTI,
  title={Worldwide trends in antimicrobial resistance among common respiratory tract pathogens in children.},
  author={Michael R. Jacobs},
  journal={The Pediatric infectious disease journal},
  year={2003},
  volume={22 8 Suppl},
  pages={S109-19}
}
BACKGROUND Respiratory tract infections among children are a common reason for health care provider visits and the primary reason for antimicrobial prescribing in this population. The increased prevalence of resistance among Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenzae pathogens poses a serious challenge in the successful treatment of respiratory tract infections caused by these pathogens. METHODS This paper reviews worldwide trends in antimicrobial resistance among common respiratory… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 34 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…