Rising Pneumococcal Antibiotic Resistance in the Post 13-valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine Era in Pediatric Isolates from a Primary Care Setting

  19 February 2020

Antibiotic-resistant S. pneumoniae strains may cause infections that fail to respond to antimicrobial-therapy. Results reported from hospitalized patients with invasive, bacteremic infections may not be the same as those observed in a primary-care setting where young children receive care for non-invasive infections. Young children experience the highest burden of pneumococcal disease.

Author(s): Ravinder Kaur, Minh Pham, Karl O A Yu, Michael E Pichichero
Healthy Animals  

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