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Streptococcus pneumoniae

Known as: streptococcus pneumoniae bacteria, Pneumococcus, Diplococcus pneumoniae 
A gram-positive organism found in the upper respiratory tract, inflammatory exudates, and various body fluids of normal and/or diseased humans and… Expand
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Review
2015
Review
2015
BACKGROUND Up-to-date evidence on levels and trends for age-sex-specific all-cause and cause-specific mortality is essential for… Expand
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Review
2008
Review
2008
Streptococcus pneumoniae is a Gram-positive bacterial pathogen that colonizes the mucosal surfaces of the host nasopharynx and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Five of seven serotypes in the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, introduced for infants in the United States in 2000… Expand
Review
2004
Review
2004
Streptococcus pneumoniae is an important pathogen causing invasive diseases such as sepsis, meningitis, and pneumonia. The burden… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Streptococcus pneumoniae (the pneumococcus) is carried in the nasopharynx of healthy individuals, but can spread to other host… Expand
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The 2,160,837–base pair genome sequence of an isolate of Streptococcus pneumoniae, a Gram-positive pathogen that causes pneumonia… Expand
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
ABSTRACT Streptococcus pneumoniae is among the most significant causes of bacterial disease in humans. Here we report the 2,038… Expand
Review
1999
Review
1999
A large number of changes, distant from the site or sites of inflammation and involving many organ systems, may accompany… Expand
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The population biology of Streptococcus pneumoniae is poorly understood. Most of the important issues could be addressed by the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
THE Gram-positive bacterium Streptococcus pneumoniae is a major cause of pneumonia, sepsis and meningitis1. Although the invasive… Expand