Multiple colonization with S. pneumoniae before and after introduction of the seven-valent conjugated pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine

Brugger, Silvio D.; Frey, Pascal; Aebi, Suzanne; Hinds, Jason; Mühlemann, Kathrin (2010). Multiple colonization with S. pneumoniae before and after introduction of the seven-valent conjugated pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine. PLoS ONE, 5(7), e11638. Lawrence, Kans.: Public Library of Science 10.1371/journal.pone.0011638

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Simultaneous carriage of more than one strain of Streptococcus pneumoniae promotes horizontal gene transfer events and may lead to capsule switch and acquisition of antibiotic resistance. We studied the epidemiology of cocolonization with S. pneumoniae before and after introduction of the seven-valent conjugated pneumococcal vaccine (PCV7).

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of General Internal Medicine (DAIM) > Clinic of General Internal Medicine > Centre of Competence for General Internal Medicine
04 Faculty of Medicine > Service Sector > Institute for Infectious Diseases

UniBE Contributor:

Brugger, Silvio and Mühlemann, Kathrin

ISSN:

1932-6203

Publisher:

Public Library of Science

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:12

Last Modified:

21 Dec 2014 00:16

Publisher DOI:

10.1371/journal.pone.0011638

PubMed ID:

20661289

Web of Science ID:

000279980800022

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.2690

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/2690 (FactScience: 205557)

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